‘One of the most intelligent new plays of the year.’ (Evening Standard, London)
A theatre script from award winning writer, Tony Craze, who has been described as ‘a voice of honest compassion and insight into the area where dreams turn into anger, despair and ferocious frustration.’ (Bloomsbury Theatre Guide).
Angelus tells the story of Mick, Ruth and Mala and their conflicting and devious attempts to move out of a life ground down by conditioning and poverty. In this explosive three-hander, the spectre of a Jimmy Porter figure is resurrected in Mick, bully boy, drug dealer and sinner seeking redemption through the mysteriously appearing figure of Ruth, whom he sees as both a Madonna like creature and as the embodiment of his aspirations to a new life in the USA; Mala simply believes she’s unwell – very unwell . . .
Published: 30 April 2013
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