When We Were Women, Orange Tree Theatre

Lorraine Pilkington and Abigail Lawrie in When We Were Women - Orange Tree Theatre - photo by Ben BroomfieldCan you peg a whole play on a decent twist? When We Were Women’s narrative tease pays off interestingly, but takes a hell of a long time getting there. It leaves little space to explore the ramifications of an intriguing revelation, a frustration amplified by the constant chronological cross-cutting in this revived Sharman Macdonald work, first seen at the National in 1988.

Read my full theartsdesk review here

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