Future Me (York Theatre Royal, 12th March 2009)

Future Me really unnerved me. I was really unnerved because I really liked the main character when I left, but deplored what he had done and his crime. I felt I had had some insights into the other characters and what their motivations were. The problem with this for me was that the main character was a paedophile who is sentenced to a term in prison after he is found guilty of raping a twelve year old girl. His horrific offence comes to light when an email is sent from his computer to everyone in his computer address book containing an image which is considered sick and depraved.

Theatre which makes us think and consider the issues raised long after we have left the building is very powerful. Studio theatre at York Theatre Royal is doing a lot of work like this and it should be applauded for taking risks alongside the commercial successes such as the pantomime and Railway Children.

The play made us think that evil isn’t so obvious and can be lurking around us.

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