‘grippingly intense: a claustrophobic study in the damage that repression can create’The Financial Times
‘ powerfully written, finely acted and has its 21st-century echoes’The Times
‘Paul Robinson’s vivid revival is electric’Time Out Critic's Choice
‘Powerfully poignant...The acting is outstanding’The Telegraph
‘Paul Robinson’s powerful production ... an intensely acted revival ’WhatsOnStage
‘two terrific actors in Saskia Reeves and Rafe Spall’The Independent
‘Hello and Goodbye’ is a rare classic by the internationally acclaimed and award-winning playwright Athol Fugard.
A raw and profound autobiographical play which captures the explosive conflict between Johnny and Hester around whom the play is built .
Johnny is alone at the family home, surrounded by squalor, when a near stranger arrives. In one tense and desperate night a sibling reunion evokes powerful childhood memories as buried secrets are unearthed.
Presented by Treatment Theatre in collaboration with English Touring Theatre
22 Apr - 17 May 2008