‘Rainer’ Is A Love Letter To Grimy, Glorious London: Review
Key worker. It’s a phrase we’ve heard a lot of over the last twenty months. Peaking in search results in early March 2020, it took the eruption of a global pandemic for Great Britain to acknowledge the underpaid and undervalued angels on the front line. Rainer is a love letter to these essential operators—who stitch us up, ferry us around, and bring us reinforcements when we’re too hungover to move. In this 70-minute play, powerhouse Sorcha Kennedy is the titular Rainer.