Review : The Village Bike @ Sheffield Crucible Studio

“He wondered if she got him that Matt Smith autograph he wanted”. Photo: Crucible Theatre website.

The Village Bike by Penelope Skinner tells the story of Becky, a married woman going through her first pregnancy. Her whole life is being transformed irreversibly in front of her very eyes and the desperation brought by fast change is creating a personality crisis in her. She lives in a quiet village away from the busy London life with her husband, the emotionally clumsy but well meaning John, who has a zealot like hatred of Tesco and a very low count of “empathy” in his blood.  Continue reading “Review : The Village Bike @ Sheffield Crucible Studio”