Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for The Windsors: Endgame, the stage production based on the comedy series now playing for a limited time at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
In what Hamlet might call an e’er hasty marriage, The Windsors Endgame has been rushed into the Prince of Wales as a summer filler to temporarily replace one deliberately bad-taste show with a no-taste one, as The Book of Mormon remains on its Covid hiatus.
Casting has been announced for the world premiere of George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore’s stage adaptation of their Channel 4 hit The Windsors, The Windsors: Endgame which will open at the Prince of Wales Theatre on 2 August 2021 with a press night on 10 August.
The social, political and attitudinal changes IVF brought need facing, and the virtually unregulated private-clinic industry challenging. So, good for Jemma Kennedy and Hampstead.
Despite some enjoyable scenes, this is more of a comedy revue than a compelling drama. And just proves that we really don’t need another play on the fertility industry.
Harry Enfield and Arthur Darvill will lead the cast of Hampstead’s world premiere of Jemma Kennedy’s breakthrough play Genesis Inc from 22 June to 28 July 2018 (press night is 28 June).
With its kooky look at the characters drawn to California’s movie gold rush, Once in a Lifetime took a comic swipe at the coincidental, accidental happenings that turned opportunists into cinematic frontiersmen and women. It’s a comedy made for big performances, satire writ large to the point of caricature.
Harry Enfield makes his theatre debut in Richard Jones’s production – but what have critics been saying about it? The Guardian: *** “Enfield gives us a shuffling oldster who knows that his power lies in his position. His performance is […]
’Tis the season to be silly, and the Young Vic’s revival of a screwball 1930’s Hollywood satire hit the spot triumphantly with this theatre’s warm, responsive audience.
The end of the silent movie era and the arrival of the talkies has proved fertile ground for many a storyteller, not least Betty Comden and Adolph Green’s immortal Singin’ in the Rain, but Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s Once In A Lifetime has a serious claim to being one of the first.
Award-winning comedian, actor, writer and director Harry Enfield will play Hollywood studio boss Glogauer in Richard Jones’ production of Once in a Lifetime from 25 November 2016 in the Young Vic’s Main House. Joining Enfield in the company are Daniel Abelson, Claudie Blakley, Okorie Chukwu, Lucy Cohu, Lizzy Connolly, Buffy Davis, Otto Farrant, Amy Griffiths, Amanda Lawrence and John Marquez. Further casting is still to …