“Engaged, entertaining and forthright... not only politically engaged but also fiercely uncompromising in its mission to entertain” —Exeunt Magazine
“Incisive, intimate, closely focused… has Bartlett’s astute wit and extraordinary ability to pinpoint the way maturity can suddenly slip away” —Financial Times
“Superb… intensely dramatic” —WhatsOnStage
“Nimble and elegant… [a] smart two-hander” —The Stage
A touching, funny play about what happens when you hate your best friend.
One of them went on the anti-war protest, shouted their lungs out, then got horrendously and staggeringly drunk. The other stayed at home, watched TV for a bit, and thought about the future.
An Intervention premiered at the Watford Palace Theatre in April 2014, in a co-production with Paines Plough.
Mike Bartlett is an award-winning playwright whose plays have been seen at theatres including the National Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, Bush Theatre and Sheffield Theatres in the UK, and off-Broadway in New York.