...a tour de force. It's terribly funny or rather, funny and terrible. It packs the nastiest punch. --The Observer
While Wade's play reminds us that many of the upper-class continue to enjoy the sound of broken glass, its success lies in harpooning the way power operates through a succession of nods and winks in our supposedly open, egalitarian society. 4 stars --The Guardian
The West End version of Laura Wade's Royal Court hit from two years ago is a significant improvement on the original thanks to a necessarily updated script and a rather sharper focus… Posh is a riot. --British Theatre Guide
About the Author
Laura Wade is a graduate of the Royal Court Young Writers Programme. Her first play for the Royal Court, "Breathing Corpses" played in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs in 2005 and won her the Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Pearson Playwrights Best Play Award, the George Devine Award and an Olivier Award Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. She also worked on a collaborative project, "Catch," for the Royal Court in 2006, with a group of female contemporaries. Her other plays include "Other Hands, " and "Colder Than Here" at Soho Theatre.