Tag Archives: adrian edmondson

The Boy Friend, Menier Chocolate Factory

How ripping! A saucy French maid doing the Charleston with a handsome chap in tennis whites sets the scene for the most delightful escapism in town: Matthew White’s gossamer-light revival of Sandy Wilson’s 1953 love letter to the Roaring Twenties. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Neville’s Island, Duke of York’s Theatre

Hell is other people. It’s not the wilderness that poses the greatest threat to the stranded corporate bonding quartet in this docile Lord of the Flies-meets-The Office pastiche, but the endless stream of well-meaning incompetence. Yet while Tim Firth’s 1992 play … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment