Scrupulous revival of Black Chiffon, an almost forgotten psychological thriller about class and unconscious desire.
Black Chiffon, first performed in the West End in 1949, is very much of its time, but this classy production is intriguing and entertaining.
Black Chiffon is an interesting play, slowly building enough psychological intrigue and drama to keep you hooked.
I’m not making notes for reviews: it’s the quotes I want. I can’t help it, I’m a quote fiend. As it happens, I also find the plays that have me scribbling fastest are the ones that I feel compelled to recommend most enthusiastically. Quotes in this instalment are from: Rotterdam, Lovesong of the Electric Bear, The Hairy Ape, Dinner With Friends, Harlequinade and Mr Foote’s Other Leg.
This week the London theatre bloggers discuss Mr Foote’s Other Leg, starring Simon Russell Beale and now transferring to the West End following a sell-out at Hampstead Theatre, Leslie Bricusse musical tribute Pure Imagination and Tamsin Oglesby’s Future Conditional at the Old Vic.
Richard Eyre’s sold-out Hampstead Theatre production of Mr Foote’s Other Legwill transfer to Theatre Royal Haymarket from 28th October 2015, for a limited season in London’s West End. Press night Wednesday 4th November.
You Me Bum Bum Train isn’t exactly a train journey, but it provided the ride of my life; I also made two separate train journeys to Yorkshire that provided musical and comic diversions of their own.