THEATRE REVIEW: Barbarians

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE: Young Vic

WHEN: 5/12 (matinee), runs to 19/12

‘If you treat people like animals, they’ll behave like them.’ It’s an observation by protagonist Paul (rising star Brian Vernel, menacing and brilliant here) referring to football clubs’ treatment of their fans as he waits ticketless outside the only game he’ll miss this season, the 1976 FA Cup final, but it references much else here. Read More