I’ve written another piece for the Guardian, after a few months’ silence. This is a response to Stuart Jeffries’s article on why he walked out of Top Girls. I thought Jeffries’s piece was interesting and appropriately provocative. But what surprised me was that he didn’t just talk about the pros and cons of walking out but also felt informed enough to explain what the play was about. My article is really an attempt to unpick what I think is the mistaken view of theatre involved in that statement. It’s here
Inevitably, alongside some thoughtful debate, it’s already attracted a handful of hilarious and outraged combatants. Hold my coat, I’m going in.