by Martin Crimp. National tour autumn 2013. Directed by Sue Colverd
“There’s not a limit to what can be said, only a limit to how honest we are prepared to be”
A doctor and his wife move to the country to start a new and better life, but their rural idyll is shattered one night by his discovery of an unconscious girl by the side of the road. Who is she and why does he bring her back to the house?
Martin Crimp is one of the most innovative and leading contemporary playwrights in British theatre today. Written with cool precision and the poetic force of language, The Country, his critically acclaimed psychological thriller, is a riveting exploration of adultery and the disintegration of a marriage.