American playwright Tracy Letts’s best-known play August: Osage County ran at the National Theatre in 2008 and has just been made into a film with Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and the ubiquitous Benedict Cumberbatch.
Jo and Harry are a hard couple to love. Jo channel surfs and catches Wotsits in her mouth during sex; Harry, her elder and an ex-English lit professor, micro-manages her life, manipulates her every move and allows himself to be goaded into physical abuse.
England in 1527. Henry VIII has been King for almost 20 years and is desperate for a male heir. Intent on divorce he demands that Cardinal Wolsey persuade the Pope to grant him an annulment. With every month that passes without progress the King's anger g
Afghanistan. Amongst the debris of a bomb-attack blast, four young British soldiers try to pick up the pieces.
The UK. A couple worry about the strange behaviour of their nine year old son and his imaginary friend as their marriage crumbles around them