Rutherford and Son, National Theatre

Rain gushes down the front of the Lyttelton stage, a pitiless wall of water trapping and framing the Rutherfords – a clan very much defined by their environment. It’s an arresting image to open Polly Findlay’s sure revival of Githa Sowerby’s 1912 drama, inspired by Sowerby’s own family’s dealings in Tyneside glass manufacturing.

Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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