“During this period of lockdown, there is no more fitting piece of theatre to watch from home than this: truly heart-warming, full of promise, passion and incredibly cathartic.”
“Goold has a sucker punch of a production on his hands and one that should not be missed.”
“a finely tuned, rapid fire and utterly compelling 100 minutes of theatre. It challenges, it provokes, it entertains.”
In a time of year where the trend is for tinsel, carols and festive cheer, Chasing Bono is more about bacon sarnies, shattered dreams and teenage angst making it to theatre what The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl are to Christmas songs.
Director Debbie Hannan has crafted a masterful production that clocks in at nearly two hours into slow burning theatrical king hit that demands your attention.
The Jungle is theatre at its best: transformative and wholly enveloping. It sucker punches you whilst it is happening and it blooms long after you have left the makeshift Jungle.
This is an extraordinary theatrical experience given in kindness, strength and bucket loads of humanity that provides a platform for change.