Sex With Strangers, which has opened at the Hampstead Theater, is an interesting advanced romantic tale. Featuring Emilia Fox and Theo James, the play is an investigation of enthusiasm, longing and desire.
Theo James, who prepared at Bristol Old Vic before making his name in Hollywood as Four in the Divergent establishment, makes his stage make a big appearance in Sex With Strangers. He plays an essayist called Ethan who turns into an online networking star subsequent to beginning a lewd blog, which is then immediately transformed into a top of the line book with a motion picture in the pipeline. It's a convincing and nuanced depiction of a man who is both manipulative and gullible, never going to budge on distinction however moderating understanding the cost of his "terrible kid" persona.
Writer Laura Eason has bounty to say in regards to 21st century life and how our fixation via web-based networking media and oversharing impacts how we are seen, how we act and how we now collaborate with others. Laura is likewise a maker of the Emmy grant winning Netflix indicate House Of Cards
Under the heading of Peter Dubois, Ethan and Olivia (played by Emilia Fox) are divisive and once in a while unlikeable characters yet their activities seem to be accurate and as their relationship and the story advances you build up a more noteworthy comprehension and sympathy for their flawed intentions.
When we meet Olivia she is an author apparently content with wavering on the edge of haziness. Unyielding in her feelings yet perplexed of feedback, her certainty develops as she gets to be distinctly drawn into the circle of the appealling Ethan. Emilia's delineation is consummately pitched and it stays equivocal in the matter of whether she is driven or is driving her more effective yet apparently less gifted love intrigue.
Fashioner Jonathan Fensom makes two extremely unmistakable and authentic universes, from the warm and shortsighted bounds of the country log lodge, to Olivia's cosmopolitan limits; the adjustment in landscape denote the developing many-sided quality of the two's relationship.
Sex With Strangers plays at Hampstead Theatre until 4 March. Visit the venue’s website for tickets.