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By Prospect   December 2012

Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell in Seven Psychopaths

Theatre In the Republic of Happiness Royal Court, 6th December to 19th January Martin Crimp is a lurking playwright. His characters lurk in the margins of misery. And his reputation lurks in the wings of expectancy, even after all these years. A play such as Attempts on Her Life(1997), which challenged conventions of theatrical form and narrative, has become a modern classic in Europe and a touchstone text in contemporary theatre studies.

Crimp’s latest is a dystopian triptych for Christmas…

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