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The Distance You Have Come (Susan Elkin reviews)

The Distance You Have Come continues at the Cockpit Theatre, London until 28 October 2018.

Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩

Billed as a song cycle (by Scott Alan who also directs) this two-hour piece sits somewhere between musical theatre and a concert.

Six people interact in various roles as we explore, through song and drama, the messiness, anguish and happiness of human relationships ranging from parenthood to suicidal despair, dating and more.

The problem with it is that it needs a lot more narrative cohesion …

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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