Universally acknowledged to be a hoot! It had to happen: someone had to notice that in the comfortable upper-middle and aristocratic worlds of Jane Austen’s novel, nothing could happen without the servants.
Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) complements Jane Austen’s work and maintains the ethos of what she did so well – which was to observe and give sharp and accurate social commentary.
Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) has a superbly wide frame of reference, and which is thought-provoking as well as being sheer good fun.
Serious fun: Tuneful, hilarious and deeply moving, Dundee Rep’s revival of The Cheviot, The Stag and The Black, Black Oil is a triumph.
It’s not often that Æ ventures to review outside Edinburgh, but being in Dundee for the opening night of the show it would be utterly churlish not to recommend a trip up to see it.