Who Are You? review – Wertenbaker’s eco-parable invites us to think differently

Who Are You? review – Wertenbaker’s eco-parable invites us to think differently

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A solitary woman finds a strange new presence in her remote house in this audio play which debates people v the planet, nature v culture

The stranger on the threshold is a dramatic staple. From An Inspector Calls to The Caretaker, the arrival of an outsider is a common catalyst for conflict. In Timberlake Wertenbaker’s new audio play, this familiar dynamic is knocked askew, challenging what we think we know about hospitality, ownership and trespassing.

Self-declared “ordinary” person Vivian (Georgie Glen) has tried to escape it all. Living in a remote house in the countryside, she values her solitude. But as the play opens, a strange new presence in her home (Saskia Ashdown) warns her that she’s not as alone as she thought she was. None of us are.

Available online from Pitlochry Festival theatre and the Royal Lyceum theatre from 29–31 October.

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