Eugene O’Hare’s second full length play, Sydney and the Old Girl is a wickedly funny, black comedy, showcasing Miriam Margolyes’ talents to the full, whilst also providing meaty roles for the other two actors in this three-handed play. Sydney Stock has lived for over fifty years cooped up with his mother Nell in her grubby […]
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
For the audience, there’s not a moment’s respite. We chortle and scream, we cackle and squirm, we hoot, we howl and we are ultimately convulsed. Go see it: you will laugh all the way to the bank.
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There came a point during Defective Inspector when I couldn’t help thinking that this would work well in a late evening slot at the Edinburgh Fringe. Laughing Mirror Theatre Company have done the Fringe before, of course – and your reviewer should know, having seen their production White Girls there. This is a markedly different […]
The trouble with a franchise – and Mischief Theatre is now on it’s 6th (or is it 7th?) show – is that – if you are not careful – it grows a bit stale. Groan Ups has all the accoutrements of the Mischief Theatre brand that we have come to know and love but, honestly, […]
Christmas can be a stressful time for many. The soap opera storylines will be as eventful as ever, but seem to hit closer to home, at least for irregular viewers such as yours truly, during the festive period, and there are plenty of people in the world who spend time with people whose presence they […]
A good mix of music, comedy, dramatization and storytelling make for an enjoyable and eclectic evening. Set in 1963, One Man, Two Guvnors isn’t, as the title might suggest, a straightforward three-hander, and in all the twists and turns of the plot, there’s much to keep audiences engaged throughout. I must qualify this, however – […]