Opens: 29/08/2012 Closes: 22/09/2012 Soho Theatre, LondonPhil Porter is no stranger to success - he won the 2005 Bruntwood Playwriting Prize for The Cracks In My Skin - but his star looks set to rise higher still as his most recent offering transfers south, following success at Edinburgh. It might not look like much on the tin - quirky ‘rom com' with strains of mumblecore - but it has certainly been getting a good write up. For more information visit: http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/blink/ Buy: https://sohotheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873482856/events
Exeunt“Light, winsome, and preternaturally charming little love story...” There is a one-note to this schtick, which Phil Porter’s script, elegantly conceptual but perhaps pulling too many punches doesn’t quite give scope to transform; that said there is definite room for a more compelling drama to its darkness...
Whatsonstage.com“Recommended viewing for those who like their romance served with a twist...” Longueurs creep in towards the end and there are some clunky plot twists, but nevertheless director Joe Murphy injects enough surprises to keep us guessing and Hannah Clark's compartmentalised design is extremely neat...
The Arts Desk“The boy-meets-girl is marvellously quirky...” Blink is small but exquisite, with a soft-footed imp of the perverse that dances through the text, showing us pictures of eccentric situations and making a direct appeal to our love of fantasy...
Time Out“Deserves a funnier, darker treatment...” Porter has written a weird, funny play that offers a compellingly mad take on the isolation of modern urban living. But Murphy's production is too sweetly understated to fully do it justice...
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