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By Kate Larsen

poster with title of a play, Really Old, Like Forty Five, and an image of an elderly woman

Poster for 'Really Old Like Forty Five' by Tamsin Oglesby. Image © National Theatre

Kate Larsen reviews this 'furious comedy', which attempts to grapple with the realities of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Really Old, Like Forty Five is playing at the Cottesloe Theatre, London until 20 April 2010.