The need for love is intensified by grief. When the last guests leave Vince's wake, his immediate family turn to each other, longing to connect. But the family proves to be a burden as well as a refuge as they struggle to find the comfort they crave.
Love Me Tonight premiered at the Hampstead Theatre, London, in October 2004.
When Laure Adler learned from a colleague that her nine-month-old son had been taken ill, she rushed to the hospital. So began months of battling - with uncommunicative doctors and nurses, and with her own feelings of guilt, terror and hopelessness. Here, she describes the nightmarish events.