A hilarious satirical portrait of the challenges of film-making and a metaphorical journey about obsession. A friend who saw Unreachable just three nights before its official opening sent me an e-mail describing what he had seen as "unwatchable", saying that the cast "all carried scripts throughout and often had to prompt each other and read chunks from the scripts. It felt more like an early stage workshop at times or a rehearsal rather than a preview where a play just needs... Read more
A film director on an obsessive quest to capture the perfect light.
Renowned for his pioneering, ground-breaking and imaginative new work, writer and director Anthony Neilson returns to the Royal Court with a new play that will be created in the rehearsal room.
Throughout rehearsals, online content based on ideas the company are experimenting with, will be posted every few days on unreachabletheplay.com, gradually building a collection of references that will offer audiences an insight into the process of devising work, and the themes and images that will shape the finished show.