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Almeida Theatre, London, Saturday 16th September, 2017


Luke is a billionaire whose companies are at the forefront of technological development: IT, space travel, you name it.  419 more words

Theatre Review

Against at the Almeida Theatre review ****


Almeida Theatre, 9th September 2017

The more plays I see the more I realise there are many ways to build a work of theatrical drama. 1,302 more words


Against @ Almeida Theatre

How do I explain what drew me to this world premiere production of Christopher Shinn’s new play Against? Well for starters, my favourite actor Ben Whishaw is leading the cast and that’s enough for me to buy a ticket. 442 more words


Against (The Almeida)

I have to say I wasn’t super excited about the prospect of Christopher Shinn’s new play Against. The blurb put me in mind of an 21st Century morality play in which Mark Zuckerberg-esque Silicon Valley tech billionaire eschews his fortune to go on a crusade to shine a light on the violence that pervades our culture. 155 more words

Against - Review, Almeida Theatre


Christopher Shinn’s new play ‘Against’ at the Almeida Theatre was saved by Ben Whishaw’s performance.

Shinn’s play, directed by Ian Rickson who I was lucky enough to meet after the show, was unfortunately flawed. 218 more words


Thoughts On: Against, Almeida Theatre

I went into Against with some deal of trepidation. Despite it featuring one of my favourite actors and being at a theatre where I’ve enjoyed everything I’ve seen so far; the mixed word of mouth and the running time made me a little sceptical. 443 more words


Don't shoot the messenger! Against at the Almeida Theatre

Saturday 19th August, evening

Against, a new play by Christopher Shinn being given its World premier at the Almeida Theatre, poses that age-old question for playwrights: how do you write a play about a fictional engineering genius if you are not a genius.   721 more words