The blend of bleak despair and vaudevillian humour is faintly Beckettian... it's a remarkable spectacle that gently breaks your heart. --Sam Marlowe, The Times
Colin Teevan's crisp rendering of Kafka's short story A Report to the Academy, subtly layers comedy, satire and direct censure of human nature... Buried beneath the amusing burlesque of theatre life is an allegory of colonialism that is profoundly disturbing. --Maddy Costa, The Guardian
About the Author
Colin Teevan s plays include The Big Sea, Vinegar and Brown Paper, The Walls, Alcmaeon in Corinth, Missing Persons and How Many Miles to Basra?; he is also co-author, with Hideki Noda, of the plays The Bee and The Diver and co-author, with Paul Heritage, of Amazônia.