The Royal Exchange has succeeded in bringing psychologically unnerving horror to its stage. With an underlying sense of uneasiness, Frankenstein is guaranteed to make you jump out of your skin on more than one occasion.
This Frankenstein ends up feeling a little po-faced as seriousness alone does not dramatic imperative make, especially when the material is as familiar as this.
I had high expectations for The Miser with a cast that boasts Griff Rhys Jones, Lee Mack and Mathew Horne. It promised to be full of wit and mirth but if anything by trying too hard it consequently fell short of the mark.
Griff Rhys Jones, Lee Mack and Ryan Gage star in Sean Foley’s free adaptation of Moliere’s classic comedy THE MISER, which runs at the West End’s Garrick Theatre until 3 June 2017. What have critics been saying about it?