Why is Justice blind? Is she impartial? Or is she blinkered? Friends Ed
and Matt take opposing briefs in a rape case. The key witness is a woman
whose life seems a world away from theirs. At home, their own lives
begin to unravel as every version of the truth is challenged.Consent,
Nina Raine's powerful, painful, funny play, sifts the evidence from
every side and puts Justice herself in the dock.
It premiered as
a co-production between the National Theatre and Out of Joint, directed
by Roger Michell at the National Theatre in 2017.