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The Times, 7th June 2005, Ian Johns


No one can capture quiet despair quite like the actor and Chekhov expert Michael Pennington. In Ellen Dryden’s new drama he plays Nick, trying not to buckle under the strain of comforting his recently widowed close friend when Nick himself had strong feelings for the deceased. Is there any way for him to mourn her properly? Isla Blair and Abigail Thaw are among the strong cast in a production that ripples with a deep sense of loss.

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