Andy’s 43. He loves nostalgic TV and pints down the Kilburn High Road. His daughter Maya is 21. She left home three years ago and hasn’t spoken to him since. This Christmas, Andy knows she’s coming back – Maya knows she’s not.
Snowflake is an epic story about generational conflict, fathers and daughters, and whether we’re living in the best or worst of times…
The critically-acclaimed festive hit by Olivier Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated Mike Bartlett (Charles III, Doctor Foster), directed by Olivier Award-winner Clare Lizzimore (Bull), makes its London debut at Kiln Theatre.
The first act is beautifully performed, the second is brilliantly written, pulling the audience in two different directions at once
Bartlett's energetic writing and Lizzimore's finely tuned direction push Levey to deliver a sincere and deeply emotional performance
Mike Bartlett's gentle study of how Brexit ruined your family Christmas
A gripping generational clash
Strong but clumsy generational war
Mike Bartlett’s astutely written study of emotional fragility illuminates the difficulties of finding forgiveness
A richly enjoyable, thought-provoking play that speaks urgently to the here and now
An evening of gentle sprinkles rather than the invigorating blizzard it might have been
A provocative and tender vision of divided Britain that suggests there is no way forward if we don’t try to understand each other
It’s like listening your essentially well-meaning dad talk about politics – better and more nuanced than you might expect, but still just slightly off
Clare Lizzimore directs an entertaining, heartwarming show (with a redundant interval) which underlines the importance of listening to each other
A touching, well-meaning and well-crafted take on cross-generational strife