Pink Mist

Bush Theatre

Pink Mist

21 Jan 2016 - 13 Feb 2016

£15.00 - £20.00

Pro reviewers rating
6 reviews

3.5 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
0 reviews

0.0 out of 5.0

The story of three young Bristol men deployed to Afghanistan.

Returning to the women in their lives who must now share the physical and psychological aftershocks of their service, Arthur, Hads and Taff find their journey home is their greatest battle.

Inspired by 30 interviews with returned servicemen it was first staged at Bristol Old Vic in 2015 

Features five of the six actors in the Bristol cast.

 

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“Gets right into the psychology and the physicality of squaddie life... a regimented choreography of precise gestures. ”

Matt Trueman (What's On Stage, Time Out)

“Highly sympathetic and largely authentic... Some of the pity of war is muted by the beauty of the staging... Desperately moving”

Aleks Sierz (Arts Desk, The Stage)

“Cumulatively devastating... Immaculately staged and performed... Spare, fluid, dream-like... Not to be missed. ”

Paul Taylor (The Independent)

“Verse drama which, even if it tells us nothing new, does so with elegance and poignancy... The Bechdel Test would not be passed.”

Fiona Mountford (Evening Standard)

“Both upsetting and poetic... A gutpunch of a show... Relentless and pounding but also desperately tender... A little contrived. ”

Andrzej Lukowski (Time Out)

“Artfully scripted, cleverly staged poem play... Strong elements of well-drilled dance... Dunster is perfect. ”

Quentin Letts (Daily Mail)

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