There is a lot, in fact, in the writing – and delivery – that reminds one of the best female stand-up comedy, and the audience here seems to be very like the audience for that other form.
Author Archive | Julian Eaves
The show has been seen in London several times recently, and it is clearly a work that repays revisitation, and reinterpretation. I will certainly be back to see this version again.
That such a heavyweight should be having his work showcased by such a (still) small company in a fringe studio says a lot about him and a lot about the venue and its visitors.
Andrew Wright’s production does what it can to make us concentrate on the show’s many felicities. However, it may take more than bracing direction and lively movement to bring a greater feeling of cohesion to this still fairly loose assemblage of magnificent parts.
This is the funniest show of its kind since ‘Forbidden Broadway’.
This is very New York. A constant hurly-burly of influences and crossed paths, with the players packed into the smallest space possible
This is the most important and exciting rediscovery of a ‘lost’ British musical since the 1982 King’s Head Theatre revival of Vivian Ellis’s ‘Mr Cinders’
Brilliantly well-written dialogue is always great to hear, especially when delivered with cut-glass panache as by this super quartet: in addition to the author, we have Lee Comley, Jack Govan and Kate Novak making up the set. These well-observed stories of contemporary urban life, unified by dozens of parallels, feature sequences of extremely confidently constructed […]