Theatre isn’t always my favourite medium – especially on an intimate scale. An even greater achievement then by this week’s studio piece at the Salberg at Salisbury Playhouse. Blink by Phil Porter provided the most enjoyable evening I’ve had at the theatre for years. It was beautifully written, intricately weaving a story of love, loneliness, loss, grief and vulnerability through dark and original comedy – and all in one and a quarter hours. A two-hander, the performances of Lizzy Watts and Thomas Pickles were superb. I was impressed particularly by their skilful use of the props which, like the set, perfectly fitted the play and the space.

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