The 3rd Sector
Pure Theatre Productions
From 30 July 2014 to 25 August 2014
Review by Philip Fisher
An incisive play about those tireless workers who raise funds for the charity sector sounds like a good idea and a variation on the theme investigating chuggers and those who run them could also be worthwhile.
Regrettably, this ultra-lightweight comedy in dubious taste does the topic no favours.
It barely reaches the surface after a supposed idealist joins a transplant charity already peopled by crooks.
Their main fund-raising strategy is to take a homeless person and pretend that she has been saved by a non-existent new liver.
The plotting from there is pedestrian, not even properly utilising the potential detective element or the chance to laud morality.