One of Poland's hottest political topics – abortion and the Catholic Church – drives 22-year-old Anna Wakulik's extraordinary three-hander.
Caroline Steinbeis's superb production releases and focuses the play's fierce energies as it veers between vivid interaction and confessional commentary. Not an "issue" play in a narrow sense, it plunges us into the messy predicament of a gynaecologist who performs illegal "procedures" and a 17-year-old impregnated by consensual sex with a priest.
Owen Teale, Max Bennett and Sinead Matthews are brilliant in this resoundingly recommended UK premiere.
020 7565 5000; royalcourttheatre.com to 23 MarchReuse content