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‘The cast constantly succeeds in keeping the momentum going’: CLUEDO – Touring ★★★

In Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland, Touring by Thom DibdinLeave a Comment

The touring Cluedo at the King’s is billed as a ‘brand new play’ and ‘an exciting comedy thriller’. It is certainly possible to quibble with those descriptions as there is little excitement, few thrills and nothing new. However, it does have considerable comic value.

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Podcast: Talking understudies, acting classes & comedy with Waiting… company

In Audio, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Opinion, Photos, Plays, Sticky, Video by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Dave Hanson’s hit New York comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot receives its European premiere at London’s St James Theatre and, just before he flew back to New York, I got to quiz Dave about his inspiration for this debut play (bitter personal experience on a Los Angeles production of the Beckett classic: “Terrible. Boring. Underpaid.”).

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Waiting for Waiting for Godot at the St James Theatre

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Dave Hanson’s US comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot is brought to life in Mark Bell’s UK premiere production, which runs at the St James Theatre until 24 September 2016. It tells the story of two understudies who occupy their time backstage pondering art, life, theatre and their place in it. What have critics been saying about it?

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NEWS: Fast Show star Simon Day joins Mischief alumni in Waiting for Waiting for Godot

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The Fast Show’s Simon Day will star alongside The Play That Goes Wrong alumni Laura Kirman and James Marlowe in the European premiere of Dave Hanson’s hit Off-Broadway comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot, running at London’s St James Theatre Studio from 30 August to 24 September 2016. My Theatre Mates co-founder Terri Paddock hosts a post-show Q&A with the cast on Monday 5 September 2016.