Adrian Edmondson's chilling and slyly humorous, camp (no, not the concentration camp but a camp manner) commandant is called Grandma because he sits in a corner knitting in the evenings. His real name is unknown. Edmondson's performance, full of easy patter, is sinister and makes you shudder as you laugh, a not entirely comfortable feeling.
Talk about "Young, Gifted and Black" first coined for Lorraine Hansberry and her play A Raisin in the Sun. and the UK has a new contender for this title. Amanda Wilkin.