Dogfight, Southwark Playhouse

Dogfight 6 Laura Jane Matthewson (Rose Fenney)  Jamie Muscato (Eddie Birdlace) Photo Darren BellIt is no mean feat to turn an audience against idealistic, painfully young marines heading for the nightmarish hell of Vietnam, but Dogfight comes perilously close to achieving that undesirable goal in the manner of their introduction.

The band of brothers have just one night of freedom in San Francisco before deployment, and how do they wish to spend it? Competing to see which of them can recruit the least attractive date in a so-called “dogfight”, with the winner – if there can really be a winner in such a contest – pocketing a wad of cash. On the Town it is not.

Read my full theartsdesk review here

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2 Responses to Dogfight, Southwark Playhouse

  1. Wow that was strange. I just wrote an very long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear.
    Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyhow,
    just wanted to say superb blog!

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