An Audience With Jimmy Savile, Park Theatre

An Audience with Jimmy Savile -  Alistair McGowan 5 - cHelen MaybanksSeldom has there been such impassioned debate about whether a play has a right to exist. Writer Jonathan Maitland faced a barrage of criticism, with many accusing him of exploitation; others felt it was too soon for freshly unveiled horror to re-emerge on stage. Lead actor Alistair McGowan disagreed, noting Savile’s victims feel the telling of this tale comes “30 years too late”.

Read my full theartsdesk review here

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