Six days in London bring the opportunity to catch up on seven shows that have opened since my last visit. I could have more industriously caught nine by juggling the schedule, but one does have other obligations.
Due to one of those odd coincidences, theater at the moment seems to be about chairs. Rowan Atkinson sits in a relatively comfy one throughout the flawless revival of Simon Gray's Quartermaine's Terms, at Wyndham's.
I don't begrudge Mark Haddon his freedom of speech. What I find objectionable is that he seems unaware of, or, worse, indifferent toward, the fact that he has made both his name and his fortune exploiting the Asperger's community, my son included.