To The Naked Eye

What are the things better left hidden To The Naked Eye in Cerise de Gelder’s play? Do they include the unhappiness within Clare’s matrimony, something neighbour and single-woman Stephanie suspects? Is the unethical business dealings husband Adam is believed to be involved in one of them? And that Stephanie is alone because, decades ago, her three-week-old…

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Theatre review: Of Words and War

Dear Dad Write, write the truth, Louise tells herself as she tells her co-workers at a German airforce base near Hamburg. This, in essence, is the nub of Nicola Germaine’s debut play. Based on the story of the playwright’s grandmother, Elsa — one of the brave young women serving her country in the final days of World War II — Of…