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The cast of four acutely play a range of characters clearly illustrating how hype, prejudice and perspective can alter reality. Is Abulkasem an apple picker, the hero of Arabian Nights, a gay uncle who loves to dance or something more sinister - is he a person, even? Or an idea, a context?
Directed by Lucy Kerbel, winner of the Young Angles Theatremaker Award, we're having to be vague because we enjoyed it so much; we heartily recommend Invasion! Go see! Go see!
Invasion! at Soho Theatre, until 28 March. For more information and tickets, go to the Soho Theatre website.
By Claire Cooke