Review: ‘1984’, at The Playhouse Theatre

Now showing at the Playhouse Theatre, 1984 will put you on edge from start to finish, making you feel inexplicably nervous throughout, and you will leave with a whole array of questions buzzing in your mind: where is the line between reasonable and unreasonable levels of censorship; what if totalitarianism did combine so effectively with technology; who wrote this story? However you look at it, 1984 is not a play for the sake of being a play – it has been constructed to explore wide, and uncomfortably relevant, issues. It left me utterly confused.

To read my full review (for London Theatre Direct), please visit:

https://www.londontheatredirect.com/post/624/Review–1984-At-The-Playhouse-Theatre–An-Innovative-And-Entirely-Unique-Play.aspx

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