(Andrew Dickson’s article appeared in the Guardian, 12/4.)
A generation has been thrown on the scrapheap: no jobs, no skills, no hope. It’s as if everyone in power lives on another planet. Even the school careers officer is on the dole.
Though it’s getting on for 40 years old, Barrie Keeffe’s play could barely seem more urgent: indeed, after decades of neglect, this is the second new production London has seen in as many months.