Theatre review: Breaking the ice
Oran Mor, Glasgow
Set in a remote Alaskan town where an international body called the Arctic Council is meeting, the play features a troubled morning in the life of chief UK government scientist Frank, who finds himself wandering the snowy streets in his hotel bathrobe, while various local figures – from the town sheriff to a pair of green activists who specialise in kidnapping – offer him advice on the environmental issues his speech is supposed to address.
The striking feature of Lynn’s play is just how brilliantly it constructs the farcical outline of the story, and... read more
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