A Splinter of Ice moves away from a basic biography by mirroring its spy subjects and never allowing the audience to be quite sure which of its many faces is the real one.
Original Theatre Company’s production of Ben Brown’s new play A Splinter Of Ice (about Graham Greene & Kim & Rufa Philby) will star Oliver Ford Davies, Stephen Boxer and Sara Crowe. A filmed version airs 15 April-31 July 2021 followed by a live tour.
For a fast-paced and thought-provoking evening at the theatre which simultaneously offers very real, believable insight into gangster life, Brighton Rock has it all.
This production of Brighton Rock has a striking physicality to it, utterly eyecatching but careful not to overly glamourise this noirish world.
The beautifully fast, fluid staging moves of Brighton Rock combine with a loving creation of that dark 1950s seaside underworld complete. And the two young principals are more than worth seeing.
Classic adaptation of the Graham Greene story is warm-hearted and entertaining, but also stuck in the past.
“I was made to read it at school,” said a man in the bar afterwards. “Well,” snapped his wife “now you’ve had it read to you by three actors.” In a way, she’s right: one of the chaps plays a sort of general factotum but the staging of Travels With My Aunt depends on the […]
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