Lily Allen is to make her West End debut in the world premiere of Danny Robins’ new play 2:22 – A Ghost Story at London’s Noël Coward Theatre from 3 August to 16 October 2021 (press night is 11 August). The production will feature Julia Chan, Hadley Fraser and Jake Wood and will be directed by Matthew Dunster.
Danny Robins’ funny, credible, sharp-tongued play pivots around four figures of central cultural importance to modern Britain: three comedians and a comedy commissioner.
Offering two hours of compelling and arguably unmissable theatre combining humour and cliche together with many unpalatable home truths, End of the Pier is one of the most stimulating new plays this year.
Overall, End of the Pier is a sharply observant play that is transformed into a compelling production that makes the audience sit up and pay attention.
In these ultra-sensitive, snowflake times, writing, and performing, comedy is fraught with danger. One wrong word or gag and a once glittering career can lay in tatters. TV and radio writer, Danny Robins, who has performed stand-up himself, knows what it’s like to be walking on eggshells, coming up with patter that’s funny and relevant […]
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