With the name of Guildford School of Acting comes a vast and storied reputation. When you come across a show with GSA’s name on it, you go in with certain expectations. Their current venture is Daisy Pulls It Off, presented by its Actor Muso students at the Charing Cross Theatre.
With such an array of talent on offer, it’s a mystery why tutors chose as a graduate showcase this thinly-written early 80s spoof of 1920s girls’ school fiction long eclipsed by St Trinian’s and Harry Potter.
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Paulette Randall directs this production of Denise Deegan’s parody of 1920s schoolgirl novels. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.
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Daisy Pulls It Off only works if the performers get the tone right. In Park Theatre’s production, they do it perfectly – it’s hilarious… If you’re after a ripping laughing this Christmas, but one with a tiny bit of bite, it’s hard to think of a better show than Daisy Pulls It Off.
This spirited, age-blind revival at the Park Theatre of Denise Deegan’s 1983 girls’ boarding school classic is a bit too boisterous for its own good.
Ian McKellen and Ian McDiarmid headline Park Theatre’s new winter 2017 season, which also features a never-before-seen play by Kevin Elyot and revivals of Daisy Pulls It Off and Joe Orton’s Loot.