Under The Mask
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Shaan Sahota’s immersive debut play takes audiences to the front line of the 2020 Covid-19 response.

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Critic Reviews (3)

The Guardian (UK)
June 15th, 2021

There are some evocative moments (especially a Skype call made by an Urdu-speaking wife to her dying husband), but the script too often gives way to the granular and slightly undramatic details of hospital life.
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The Times (UK)
June 15th, 2021

The writing itself is often prosaic. But Sahota does convey the rush-hour atmosphere in which patients can slip from a cheerfully alert state to unconsciousness in a matter of hours.
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The Stage (UK)
June 15th, 2021

Doctor and playwright Shaan Sahota’s play Under the Mask is an unfocused yet warmly humane audio drama documenting those surreal days. Drawing on personal and professional observation, there’s a real sense of authenticity to the dialogue...
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