(Charles Spencer's review appeared in the Telegraph, 2/23.)

Disconnect at the Royal Court, review

There is much to admire in Anupama Chandrasekhar's gripping account of that phenomenon of our hi-tech times, the Indian call centre. Rating: * * * *

The Royal Court has a long and honourable tradition of plays about work, ranging from Storey's The Contractor and Wesker's The Kitchen to the recent Jerusalem, which depicts, among much else, the vicissitudes of a rural drug dealer.

Now comes Anupama Chandrasekhar's Disconnect, a gripping account of that phenomenon of our hi-tech times, the Indian call centre.

When my computer at home goes down, I phone a number to discover that I am speaking to someone in Mumbai. If I didn't pay my credit-card bills, Chandrasekhar suggests, I might well be bombarded with calls from Chennai (formerly Madras) where she lives and has researched this play in satisfying detail

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturecritics/charlesspencer/7300686/Disconnect-at-the-Royal-Court-review.html

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