Marjorie Prime, Menier Chocolate Factory, review: This AI play has astonishing scope

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By Adam Bloodworth Majorie Prime review and star rating: ★★★★ I wasn’t sure what to make of Jordan Harrison’s memory play, Marjorie Prime, at first. It’s almost oppressively sad, and at times, feels like it lacks a story. But it has lingered in my mind far longer than anything else I’ve seen this year. Everyone’s here to see the astonishing Anne Reid, who at 87 is way more chipper in the bar after the show than the 85-year-old character she plays on stage. She plays Marjorie, who has dementia that’s got so bad she wets herself. She lives a comfortable middle class existence alongside her daugh…

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