Our Country’s Good which has received excellent reviews has extended its run at the St James Theatre. From the St. James:
“THIEVES. MURDERERS. SADISTIC OFFICERS. A PLAY.
This is what made Australia 25 years ago, Our Country’s Good premiered at the Royal Court before transferring to the West End and Broadway, winning major awards on both sides of the Atlantic. This new production is by the play’s original director, Max Stafford-Clark, following his recent 5 star revival of Top Girls.
This is the true story of a ragbag cast of convicts who put on a play under the guidance of an earnest young marine officer. As the barriers between captors and captives break down, they start to discover each other both onstage and behind the scenes…”
4 STARS “An exceptional piece of writing… a deliciously detailed world” Time Out
4 STARS “Glowingly persuasive, beautifully cast… Warmly recommended” Independent
4 STARS “An excellent cast. A consummate revival of a modern classic” Guardian
4 STARS “Mesmerisingly atmospheric” Daily Telegraph
4 STARS “Outstanding….Uplifting…A theatrical landmark “ Daily Mail
4 STARS “This warm, rich play has lost none of its punch” Financial Times
4 STARS “A treat… Deeply moving” Whatsonstage.com