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Godot with gags: It’s Headed Straight Towards Us, at Park200, reviewed

7 October 2023

9:00 AM

7 October 2023

9:00 AM

It’s Headed Straight Towards Us

Park200, until 20 October


Hampstead Theatre, until 28 October

It sounds like a barking-mad student sketch but the final product is marinated in wisdom and maturity. It’s Headed Straight Towards Us is a mellow riot of a play. The setting is a rocky glacier in Iceland during the filming of a corny sci-fi movie. Hugh (Sam West) is a cerebral thesp who specialises in playing butlers and high-status toffs.

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