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A Chorus of Disapproval, Harold Pinter Theatre

Alan AyckbournDirected by Trevor Nunn★★★ Pros: What could be described as a dream line up of talent. Cons: Underdeveloped plot ideas lead to a weird combination of humour and cruelty which don’t mix well. Our Verdict: A bit of a disappointment, I expected more from such strong actors and I think the script and (dare I say it?!) the direction let it down. Courtesy of Catherine Ashmore for The Guardian It’s a tricky thing, press night. The auditorium is filled ...

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Absent Friends, Harold Pinter Theatre

Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Jeremy Herrin  ★★ Pros: A good performance by Kara Tointon, some occasionally amusing moments. Cons: A frankly dull script, lacked pace and energy and without any sparkling performances. Our Verdict: Not the best we’ve seen, can’t recommend spending money on seeing it. Courtesy of Simon Annand It has always been our intention to publish reviews that are straightforward and unpretentious. We’re not experts; we don’t do intense research of the text, director and actors before we ...

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