In witnessing Tassone’s portrayal of Timon’s irresponsible spending and his fall from luxury to poverty, audience members will be prompted to question whether Timon a reckless smashed-avocado-eating millennial, or the victim of a society made up of credit, debt and false friends.

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Raw and visceral, Signifying Nothing is, despite its flaws and inconsistencies, an engaging piece of theatre that challenges us to think carefully about how we use our voting privileges and to look closely at the character and motivations of those who purport to represent us in our parliaments.