Something changed today. The trains are no longer stopping at the station on the border and no one knows why. Plus, the stationmaster suddenly has two new arrivals to deal with. Arrivals that will divide the local population.
This prophetic early masterpiece from David Greig explores our complex relationship to Europe – as a continent, a refuge, an idea.
Michael Longhurst directs the 25th anniversary revival as his inaugural production as Artistic Director of the Donmar.
At a time when our theatre seems fixated with America, it is refreshing to discover a play that not only reveals a deeply European sensibility but that also addresses the vital question of whether the continent can ever live up to its visionary ideals
Michael Longhurst's inaugural production is a timely and powerful revival of David Greig's play
David Greig’s despairing and romantic drama about a forgotten border town gets the new Donmar regime off to a flying start
It's a terrific, powerful night, a great contribution to the debate that rages outside this little theatre, but also a notable beginning to Longhurst's tenure within its walls
Prophetic play’s revival marks a confident start for Michael Longhurst
Timely, tender, brutal and brilliant
Even though Greig's play is a quarter of a century old, it's still as relevant as ever. Thanks to sharp writing and brilliant casting, Europe is one show not to be missed this summer
Dull characters deliver lecture with good intentions
A borderline modern classic about Europe at the crossroads
Michael Longhurst’s vivid & layered production is an utterly contemporary examination of a Europe in flux. Excellent performances too.
This is a stunning, disquieting production