Eccentric and meandering, Abducting Diana never seems quite confident of the material and relies too much on the satire of the play without looking deeply underneath the comedy to see the play’s seriousness.
The London premiere of an overlooked gem from the back pages of the playbook of a genius; a Nobel winning, genre defining, mould breaking titan of 20th century drama. One was Nude & One Wore Tails is crafted and delivered with love by a close-knit and dedicated company.
The Italian playwright’s one act farce is undoubtedly a difficult one to put into one category. Filled with plenty of slapstick, philosophy and class wars it never can seem to make up its mind what it wants to be.
Dancing with Colours, Whipping with Words: Dario Fo is coming to Edinburgh. This Sunday, 9 October 2016 , the great Italian playwright, performer, comedian, painter and all-round gadfly, will be making a personal appearance at the Lyceum Theatre.