Happy Ever After

Happy Never After. Pic: Comp

Happy Never After. Pic: Comp

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RELATIONSHIPS are always going to be complex stuff.

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Pleasance Courtyard

One minute you’re loving life with your partner, the next you’re detesting them.

This is the basic premise behind Hannah Rodger’s play at the Pleasance Courtyard, which sees a young couple, Jen and Neil, move in together in order to spend every waking minute with each other.

Constructed around a number of vignettes, there are a lot of scenarios found in Rodger’s writing that will be relatable to any couple. But at a run-time of 60 minutes, it tries to cram in too many conventions, which results in a disjointed story.

Unfunny and predictable the piece builds to an ending which is simply an anti-climax.

Until 26 August