In a townhouse in Copenhagen works Hans Christian Andersen, a teller of exquisite and fantastic children’s tales beloved by millions. But the true source of his stories dwells in his attic upstairs, her existence a dark secret kept from the outside world.
A very very dark view of Hans Christian Andersen
Too obviously eager to test the boundaries of what audiences find offensive
Matthew Dunster's production doesn't know where to go or what to do on Anna Fleischle's puppet-filled Santa's grotto of a set
A Very Very Very Dark Matter is going to split opinions. But who wants to be a “sitter on a fencer”, as Andersen might say?
Martin McDonagh’s new play turns out to be a very big disappointment
Martin McDonagh play lacks intellectual nuance
A magnificent wild card of a show
Martin McDonagh returns with a bizarre postcolonial parable about the secrets in Hans Christian Andersen’s attic