By Nick Darke
The useless Monkey - "Darke has whatever either hilarious and awful to claim concerning the decay of a wedding and he compels the eye whereas doing so." (Sunday Telegraph)
The King of Prussia - "A meaty play...seethes with lifestyles, wit and ideas. Darke provide form to a Cornish identification that feels very important and genuine and has not anything to do with clay pipes and clotted cream. Like Cornwall's coves, it has many unforeseen depths...It additionally increases questions on the issues the place justice, sense of right and wrong and the legislation half corporation" (Financial Times)
The physique - "The top moments in Nick Darke's play are top notch - and never all sturdy within the similar way...the most evident debt is to Brecht. There are different recollections of Auden and Isherwood's The puppy underneath the surface, of Tom Stoppard's After Magritte and of T.S Eliot's verse plays."
Tin Tang Mine - "A lament for an and a lifestyle; yet this could now not recommend something sentimental. The writing is rugged and muscular; lyrical yet now not ornate; energetic yet no longer folksy...oddball, quirkily parochial and as real as a slice of tough bread." (The Times)
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