Blind Date, Jermyn Street Theatre

93015Dating in the internet age is rife with complications, and yet Dave Simpson’s amiable romcom manages to eschew nearly all of them. Bar its online matchmaking set-up, this is a chaste, big-hearted time capsule of a play, with nary a glance at Facebook or Twitter, let alone the ephemeral intimacies of Tinder and Snapchat. Simpson’s old-fashioned piece is a perfect partner to his resolutely gauche paramours, but, over an almost two-hour running time, offers curiously nebulous commentary on contemporary romance.

Read my full theartsdesk review here

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