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TRAVESTIES – Menier Chocolate Factory

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Sticky by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

The result is a glorious intellectual spritzer, with Carr at its centre in a magnificent, defining, wittily commanding and endearing performance from Tom Hollander. As Carr in senility he frames the tale, a stooping querulous old mole in a ratty brown dressing gown and long-dead straw boater: in between times he and the hat reclaim their youth and the Zurich days.

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THE WE PLAYS – Hope Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

A man goes on a solo holiday after a difficult breakup. A woman fights through day-to-day life to find a job. These two little, globally insignificant stories are monumentally spotlighted in Andrew Maddock’s The We Plays with potent effect. The working class heroes of his monologues, Me and Pru, each have a narrative constructed of […]