I’m not sure whether to recommend eating before or after the show. Either way, for all its shock value, Holman is saying something truthful and probably uncomfortable about sex and marriage: we never know when to say when, nor when to say never again.
Zinnie Harris’ production is a quadrille of queasiness: Ana (Claire Lams), the immigrant secretary, cops off with the boss (Steven McNicoll), on the rebound from her persistent boyfriend (Andrew Scott-Ramsay), who in turn mixes it, out of revenge, with the boss’s pregnant wife (Pauline Knowles).
The plot is stirred by the incursion of a slimy plastic surgeon (Leo Wringer) raising corporate sponsorship for disfigured Third World children and offering genital cosmetology to the gentry. Some play, some topic, some black and bilious comedy.