Opens: 11/05/2012 Closes: 04/08/2012 The Royal Court, LondonStaged, appropriately enough, as part of their ‘West End' season, the Royal Court subscribes to some light toff bashing with a revival of Laura Wade's 2010 comedy of upper-class manners. It has been revised in light of the coalition, but its core message remains: a satirising of Oxford old-boys which treads a thin line between spoof and sinister truth. Read our blog on it and watch a video here. For more information visit: http://www.royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/posh-west-end Buy: http://www.royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/posh-west-end?tab=1
The Stage“A timely study of class, power and masculinity...” Posh’s analysis of the latent violence of class antagonism is satirical, grimly hilarious and richly symbolic - it’s a terrific piece of new writing...
The Telegraph“You don't have to have lefty politics to enjoy...” There is much fun to be had at the expense of these posh characters as they bicker, get wasted and lament the awfulness of the working classes...
Guardian“Turner's production retains its buoyancy and precision...” Wade has grasped a fundamental truth about British life and partly because the play breathes more easily in front of a mixed West End audience...
Whatsonstage.com“The play gathers further strength...” Jessica Ransom as the landlord’s daughter, and Charlotte Lucas as the lady of the night from the escort agency, provide surprise, and sterling, resistance...
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