It is the start of May Sumbwanyambe’s uneasy drama and Joseph Knight (Omar Austin) is showing John Wedderburn (Matthew Pidgeon) the book he is reading. Seeing it is by Plato, Wedderburn comments on the Greek philosopher’s thoughts on fathers and sons. His interest seems to reflect on his own relationship with the younger man.
His level of affection is more than comradely, perhaps more than paternal. They stand close, like family members or even lovers. Their intimacy makes you wonder whether it accounts for Wedderburn’s sexual dysfunction with his exasperated wife, Margaret (Rachael-Rose McLaren). [READ MORE]