When Ronan’s former girlfriend Max turns up at his fashionable Dublin restaurant, he’s determined to prove to her how far he’s come. But Max has something bigger to discuss.
Over the course of one winesoaked evening, old wounds are exposed and new truths uncovered.
Gillian Greer’s play Meat is a story of class, consent and transgressions buried in the past. How can one couple navigate their shared history when their memories don’t quite match up?
The play was a finalist in Theatre503’s International Playwriting Award in 2018. It premiered at Theatre503, London, in February 2020.
‘Nail-bitingly tense… subtle, acutely observed script… a thought-provoking and gripping depiction of a reckoning with trauma’
— Time Out
‘Gillian Greer’s striking play navigates the subject of sexual consent with unflinching honesty’
— The Stage
‘This smart drama has plenty of meat on its bones… played on the edge of a butcher’s cleaver’
— The Reviews Hub
‘Complex, personal and bleeds like an open wound’
— A Younger Theatre