If populism breeds cynicism, then there's a high
quota of cheap shots that could be made towards the Royal Court's latest
offering. The desire for the Chelsea chattering theatregoers to have a Jez
Butterworth experience under their belt to discuss, the results of the return
of Sam Mendes to his theatrical homeland – one of the few directors' names your
Mum may actually know, since his foray into Bond – the well-worn subject matter
of the passions of the Irish during the height of the Troubles both towards the
cause and to the family...