Wolf Cub (London)
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Wolf Cub (London)
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Wolf Cub (London) London Reviews and Tickets

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Absorbing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Intelligent

About the Show

Ché Walker's coming of age drama about a teenager growing up in 1980s America. 

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Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a fantastic solo acting performance from the actress and want to see heavyweight issues explored in a skilful manner.

Don't see it if You're not particularly interested in American politics or if you're looking for a lighter subject matter.

Critic Reviews (5)

The Guardian (UK)
April 14th, 2022

The play, small in itself, carries its own devastating and seismic power...If the lockdowns turned the monologue into an overfamiliar form, Wolf Cub remoulds it into something new, exciting and dangerous again.
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The Times (UK)
April 14th, 2022

It’s a wild, incantatory travelogue, like an Angela Carter novella with lethal weapons and a touch of American Gothic...This isn’t a solemn documentary; it’s more of a fever dream.
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The Stage (UK)
April 14th, 2022

Ché Walker’s play is a coming-of-age story in Reagan’s America. But, with years of ground to cover, the result is a thinly drawn history...Despite this, Wolf Cub drags as a play. It never roars.
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The Arts Desk
April 14th, 2022

With Walker directing and the twice Olivier-winning actor Sheila Atim, no less, providing evocative incidental music, they have created a haunting 80-minute monologue that embraces epic events.
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WhatsOnStage
April 18th, 2022

...Ché Walker's gutsy and subversive new play Wolf Cub instead wonders whether humans are in fact qualified to bring up other humans...Wolf Cub doesn't take long to bear its teeth.
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