George Stiles and Anthony Drewe just keep getting better and better with each show they write. They have successfully encapsulated Grahame’s classic characters and the very atmosphere of the Riverbank with this joyous musical.
We have come to rely on Above The Stag to supply to us, it is high-quality homoerotic titillation with a chaser of moral uplift and this show is no exception
The Scar Test is a striking piece, with deeply unsettling moments that will remain with the audience for a long time afterwards.
There are moments when we believe we are in fact watching The Marx Brothers at work, or following an off-cut from ‘Hellzapoppin’.
A fond and affectionate parody, Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain guarantees laughs and nostalgia in spades.
Hampton’s translation has a lightness of touch that brings a leisurely flow of laughter making this a pleasant if unexciting 80 minutes of well-made theatre
Yes, this whole show – hastily put together in barely a week – might well shine a bit more with a little more rehearsal and polish, but the ending is full of optimistic verve and good cheer.
I am going to give nothing away about the ‘plot’, because it’s just so deliciously ingenious and I don’t want to rob you of a single moment’s pleasure