Next Fall

Next Fall - Geoffrey Naufft - Southwark Playhouse - 24th September 2014 Director - Luke Sheppard Designer - David Woodhead Lighting Designer - Howard Hudson Sound Designer - David Gregory Cast - Charlie Condou, Nancy Crane, Ben Cura, Martin Delaney, Mitchell Mullen, Sirine Saba.Britain has entered a “post-Christian” era, declared former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams earlier this year: we acknowledge its cultural presence, but Christianity is no longer an habitual practice for the majority of the population.

If that’s accurate, viewers of the 2009 American work Next Fall will most likely sympathise with Charlie Condou’s sceptic Adam, who simply cannot comprehend his partner Luke’s (Martin Delaney) certain belief in Heaven, Hell and an inevitable Rapture, nor how such convictions are reconcilable with their life as a committed homosexual couple.

Read my full theartsdesk review here

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