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debbie tucker green’s EAR FOR EYE is “an astonishing work of art”

The reviews for debbie tucker green’s EAR FOR EYE, which premiered at the Royal Court this week, are now in:

“Debbie Tucker Green doesn’t so much write plays as construct intricate theatrical architecture out of language. With Ear for Eye, she goes further than ever before in breaking down and reconstructing form, creating a complex work of economic eloquence and gestural clarity, uncompromisingly and brilliantly her own. It’s tough, harrowing, and fiercely beautiful […] an astonishing work of art” – ★★★★★ The Stage

“The cumulative impact is overwhelming as tucker green explores the subject’s present practice and historic roots […] it is superbly acted and left me shocked and stirred at its evidence of palpable injustice.” – ★★★★ Michael Billington, The Guardian

“Directed with urgency and intelligence by the author […] her stylised dialogue is punctuated with the rhythmic precision of a musical score. This is her paramount gift.” – ★★★★ The Independent 

“an insightful, vivid, sobering and unforgettable evening, performed with grace and commitment by every single one of its outstanding cast. It is astonishing.” – ★★★★ What’s On Stage 

“With ear for eye, debbie tucker green has managed to produce a work of such craft and quality that each individual section could stand on its own, as poetry, play or video installation.” – ★★★★ The Upcoming