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VIDEOS & PHOTOS: From Feydeau & farce to internationalism and inclusivity, there’s lots to discuss in the A Tailor for Ladies post-show Q&A

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This new production of Georges Feydeau’s early 1886 farce A Tailor for Ladies, which Penny Tomai has translated and co-adapted with director Lee James Broadwood, marks Medley Theatre Company’s debut, with a two-week season at London’s Cockpit Theatre where an international ensemble switches up halfway to allow actors to take on different roles.

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John Cleese on Bang Bang: ‘I have always been drawn to farce’

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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, …