Review: 3*** World’s End – King’s Head Theatre @WorldsEndPlay @KingsHeadThtr #QueerSeason2019

Tweetingit: 3* Parents and sons with dysfunctional relationships in a 90s time capsule. Patchy, but strong performances bring it home.

For any retrospective piece to work it has to clearly identify the period in question. World’s End doesn’t exactly scream the 90s but does lack the unique motif of the decade that preceded it. So whilst we are told it’s 1998 it could be any year from the recent past. It is only towards the end of this thoughtful play that memorable events kick in and we gain a true sense of time and place.

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