The English Game
The Nightwatchmen: an amateur London cricket team, making up in enthusiasm for what they lack in ability. As they gather on a sunny Sunday to face Bernard and his highly talented squad, Thiz, Will, Clive and their team-mates spend the day smoking, drinking tea and discussing love, politics and the correct interpretation of the LBW rule.
Archive :: production:T1745479199, play:S270909270, venue:V051452426
Headlong Theatre, who last season worked with the Playhouse to co-produce Rough Crossings
, present Richard Bean’s dazzling new play, exploring the modern British psyche through the powerful lens of a simple game of cricket. Brilliantly funny and truly touching, The English Game is a timely and revealing look at the political and social tensions which underpin modern society. Suitable for ages 14+