Dourly funny insight into grind of factory life

ToastThis is the year of Richard Bean. The One Man, Two Guvnors creator is undergoing a renaissance, with 2014 boasting Pitcairn at the Globe, the National’s Great Britain and West End musical Made in Dagenham.

Toast, transporting us to the start of Bean’s prolific career, is based on his 1970s experience working at Hull’s bread plant. Eleanor Rhode’s strong revival captures the rhythms of his well-observed, dourly funny piece, in which plant workers escape to James Turner’s authentically grime-caked canteen during an eventful night shift.

Read my full Ham & High review here

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