Monday, July 22

Tag: Every Sinner Has a Future

Every Sinner Has a Future – Golden Goose Theatre
London

Every Sinner Has a Future – Golden Goose Theatre

The title of the play brings to mind ‘A Woman of No Importance’ by Oscar Wilde, when Lord Illingworth declared ‘Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future’.  In context Wilde’s play is vastly different, as the subjects are from a privileged society, something that is not the case with this play. Frank Scully is a 1960’s child, whose mother did the best she could for him under difficult circumstances.  Scully comes from an era before ‘black lives matter’, skin colour mattered and if you didn’t fit in, you were going to find it very difficult to get on in the world.  Like most young boys, Scully had dreams of what he would like to do, and when he was young his dream was to be a paperboy like the other boys.  He had his chopper bike, but why wouldn’t Mr Pate...