Dance grippingly explores world of social outsiders

Hannes Langolf 3, Hugo GlendinningLloyd Newson’s DV8 company takes a big risk in fusing two opposing elements – metaphorical movement and verbatim drama – but it pays off with gripping new work JOHN.

DV8, which previously tackled Islamic fundamentalism and homophobia, here confronts the harrowing life of a social outsider, the eponymous John (Hannes Langolf), who experiences everything from domestic violence and addiction to prison and homelessness.

Read my full Islington Gazette review here

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