How happily married are the happily married?
How happily married are the happily married? Every couple needs a little fantasy to keep their marriage sparkling. But behind the gingham curtains, things start to unravel, and being a domestic goddess is not as easy as it seems.
Katherine Parkinson is immaculate in Laura Wade’s superb new play about marriage and the roles people play
Katherine Parkinson is superb in Laura Wade’s play about a woman who lives like a 1950s housewife in the 21st century
It's a joy, clever and controlled, brilliantly staged and hugely original
Beneath the surface humour of Laura Wade’s drama, there are serious concerns about nostalgia and perfection
Intriguing and unsettling retro fantasy is a mask for pain
The pacing is not perfect, but it is great to see a show that tackles feminism, sexual harassment and even fantasy home decoration
Katherine Parkinson is terrific as Laura Wade’s fine domestic goddess satire hits the West End
A compellingly bleak echo of the Fifties