Ben doesn’t even like Anna that much. She doesn’t take life seriously enough. And then a couple of years go by and he’s in absolute floods and she just wishes things could be different.
This is a play about gender, the ethical dimensions of modern love, and a mandatory sillier third theme to make the whole thing seem less serious, in this case lemon tart.
Travesty is the debut play by Liam Williams, double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and the ‘voice of a generation’ (Independent). It was produced by Fight in the Dog and premiered at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
‘The Fringe’s most articulate and original chronicler of twenty-something angst’ Telegraph
‘Raw, honest and captivating’
— The List
‘[A] sharply comic debut play… Williams achieves in an hour what a sit-com takes seasons to do… will surely resonate with anyone who’s ever tried to make a relationship work’
‘Takes a pleasingly quirky approach to its subject, twentysomething love… [has] some sharp humour’
— Evening Standard
‘Consistently funny, while packing quite an emotional punch’