Kitchen drama fails to connect

muswell-hill-cast3Torben Betts maintains the fine tradition of mentor Alan Ayckbourn by analysing social divisions and modern malaise via the dinner party from hell in his fiery 2012 comedy.

North London urbanite hosts Jess (Annabel Bates) and Mat (Jack Johns) boast the perfect middle-class lifestyle, writ large in the gleaming chrome stools and stylish island of their magazine-spread kitchen. But they, like all Betts’s characters, are fatally isolated – constantly conversing, never connecting.

Read my full Ham & High review here

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