A darkly comic play that explores the unexpected, bewildering, and life-changing consequences of challenging the status quo at a global level.
Last week, Andrew was that guy with his girl lunching in KFC, discussing apartments and making plans for the future. Today he’s in Moscow, in an undisclosed hotel room, on the run and at risk of assassination.
Last week, a nobody. This week, America’s Most Wanted: a man who humiliated his country with one touch of a button.
Mike Bartlett’s Wild premiered at Hampstead Theatre, London, in June 2016, in a production directed by James Macdonald.
‘Bartlett raises big issues, and explores with painful honesty the mixed motives and practical dilemmas of the whistleblower… defiantly and uniquely theatrical’
‘Bold and fittingly mind-blowing… confirms [Mike Bartlett] as a playwright impressively willing to wrestle with the big questions of our time’
‘It’s the Mike Bartlett Wild Ride ride… fascinating’
— The Times
— Financial Times
‘A wild ride indeed: one that will leave you utterly gripped, at the edge of your seat’