The Nether tries to answer a simple question – should people be able to enact their deepest, darkest desires online if this means they don’t do it in real life?
‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers’ was always going to be a difficult story to adapt. Hefty in emotion and in intricate description, the Pulitzer-winning non-fiction novel by Katherine Boo involves several complex characters and a plot tough to crush into just over two hours. Thanks to David Hare, the story has been brought to life on stage at the National Theatre (find out more about timings and tickets here).
A delightfully bittersweet affair filled with wisecracking Czechs and surly Irishmen, this ‘new’ musical hit the West End quietly — sneaking through the back door — and stealing the audience’s hearts.