by David Hare
Do I run? This is the question which is facing Pauline Gibson. She has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, Jack Gould, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.
What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your peace of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?
David Hare's Labour play hits political bullseyes
Play starring Sian Brooke and Alex Hassell is a bemusing work that seems to be operating in a kind of vacuum or alternative past
David Hare's weak and uninteresting examination of left-wing politicians has nothing to say
Some funny moments
Is political theatre’s big beast running out of puff?
The playwright’s new political drama doesn’t lack ambition, but it’s a curiously sterile affair
David Hare’s satire of Labour politics might be set in the present day, but it belongs in another era