- The Scotsman "“Brave, strong and uncompromising performances, touched with a terrible wounded aggression; the power of the experience is undeniable.”"
- The Herald "“Graeae’s new production has succeeded in radically deconstructing a work often reduced to posturing hysterics to expose its full sense of epic theatricality.”"
- The Guardian "“Sometimes electrifying and frequently uncomfortable…it demands to be seen.”"
Through dark landscapes of human longing and cruelty – from a gleaming hotel room, through threats and spite to personal brutality. Violence seems to spread like a virus until the world is engulfed and all is damaged.
Blasted is a shocking, divisive play in which petty cruelty escalates into shattering abuse.
With just five plays, Kane changed the face of British theatre; Blasted was first, a national sell-out success.