Renowned French farceur Georges Feydeau’s early 1886 comedy A Tailor for Ladies gets a rare London outing in a new modern adaptation performed by an international ensemble cast at the Cockpit Theatre.
Dr Moulineaux has a little pickle. He has spent the night out meeting his mistress and his wife has found his empty bed!
Luckily, he’s an incredible deceiver. But perhaps after disguising himself as a dressmaker and hurtling down into a web of lies, the doctor might have gone too far this time.
Directed by Lee James Broadwood, A Tailor for Ladies is a naughty and comedic French farce translated by Penny Tomai and adapted by Tomai and Broadwood from Georges Feydeau‘s original text.
Extravagant and camp, it presents 20th century high-class society in its most self-indulgent and frivolous form. All performances are performed in English and include English subtitles, with an additional set of subtitles available in one other language per day, from French, Greek, Italian, Polish and Spanish. The comedy is produced by Broadmai Productions and presented by Medley Theatre Company.
Following the 5.30pm performance on Sunday 12 March 2023 at London’s Cockpit Theatre, I’ll talk to cast and creatives of A Tailor for Ladies. Any questions? Join us!