Not all the humour connects in Bang Bang! but impressive performances ensure an entertaining evening is had by all.
Farce. French farce. Feydeau farce. Fin-de-siecle farce with curly cornices and ladies in corsets. Feelings about the genre are always, for me, mixed.
Monty Python comedy legend John Cleese has adapted George Feydeau’s 1892 French farce BANG BANG for a brand-new staging which opens this month at Mercury Theatre Colchester… Tell us about Bang Bang. What subjects does it deal with? And why is farce the best medium? I have always been drawn to farce, because since the first one I ever saw, …
John Cleese’s brand new adaptation of Georges Feydeau’s 1892 French farce, Bang Bang, opening at Mercury Theatre Colchester in March, will be led by Oliver Cotton and Caroline Langrishe.