There are too few plays which mention the menopause. Have I lost my male readers at this point? Please stay. In Deborah Bruce's new play Raya, the central figure Alex (Claire Price) is 49 and has just attended a reunion at her university organised on Facebook. Thirty years on from their October start. She has gone specifically to meet Jason (Bo Poraj) with whom she had an affair when they were undergraduates.
It starts so very well . . . . and gets better. Sarah Woodward as Hannah in charge of counter terrorism looking for two technies to form a task force to investigate leaks to The Sun and the Guardian newspapers from the Ministry of Defence, about British armed forces and secret arms deals with Saudi Arabia.