Harvey, Theatre Royal Haymarket

David Bamber as William R Chumley and James Dreyfus as Elwood P Dowd in Harvey. Photo by Manuel Harlan (2)If insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results, repeatedly unfunny Harvey isn’t just a study of madness, but a punishing example of it. Mary Chase’s dusty 1944 farce about a man hallucinating a 6ft 3in rabbit has slapstick trappings, but, in Lindsay Posner’s flat revival, the pace and energy of a straggling funeral procession.

Read my full theartdesk review here

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One Response to Harvey, Theatre Royal Haymarket

  1. Miss Bicknell says:

    Harsh but fair. xxx

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