Opens: 24/05/2012 Closes: 23/06/2012 UK tourKentish theatre company Icon hit the big time last summer with their Edinburgh Festival debut, which resulted in a Fringe First win for Release. Focusing on three newly-released prisoners, it is the latest in a lengthening line to pick holes in the Big Society blanket, building on the trend for verbatim theatre with a dramatic mix of fact and fiction. Catch it on tour. For more information visit: http://www.releaseinfo.org/releaseinfo.html Buy: http://www.releaseinfo.org/bookingtickets.html
New Statesman“It can only be a good thing...” [Sometimes] strained and awkward, rather like a school play that is trying too hard to be edgy. But it is the play’s only real flaw, and the power of the individuals' stories overshadow it so well that it hardly matters...
Whatsonstage.com“Moments of real beauty, emotion and excitement...” Laboured and slow-paced, these scenes feel like a secondary concern for all involved, serving only to progress the story to the next set-piece moment; with the result that these impressive displays never resonate as much as they should...
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