Richard Bean's new play is nothing to hold the front page for
Opened 9 Sep 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
‘A timely look at the tangled relationship between the press, politicians and the police. Barbed and very funny’ - Evening standard
Great Britain transfers to the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 10 September, following a sold out run at the National Theatre.
Richard Bean’s fast, furious and foul-mouthed new play is an anarchic satire about the press, the police and the political establishment. Welcome to The Free Press, a tabloid newspaper locked in a never-ending battle for more readers.
‘The most detailed stage satire I have ever seen – closely in tune with its subject matter and its times.’ - Financial Times
‘Laughter-making on an industrial scale.’ - Independent
Running time: 2hrs 45mins.
Suitable for 15+, strong language from the outset