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‘The story just doesn’t come off the page: 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD – Touring ★★

In Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

The ‘special relationship’ between the UK and US may be under strain at the moment but never was it stronger than in 84 Charing Cross Road, a warm-hearted rationing-era story of gnarly chainsmoking American writer Helene Hanff and the London bookshop with which she kept up a highly personal correspondence for 20 years.