Home / Tag Archives: Chris Larkin

Tag Archives: Chris Larkin

Again – Trafalgar Studios 2

Writer: Stephanie Jacobs Director: Hannah Price Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Feeling like a bit of sci-fi combined with familiar strife, Again ticks some great boxes but leaves some important ones passed over. The audience in the Trafalgar Studio’s downstairs space are voyeurs to a small family, injured by the parents’ divorce and struggling to keep it all together. On the male ...

Read More »

NEWS: Chichester announce the 2014 Festival programme

Festival 2014 is a landmark season for Chichester. It heralds the transformation of the newly refurbished Festival Theatre, which reopens this summer following a £22 million redevelopment. The major improvements to the Grade II* listed building will greatly enhance the experience of audiences, actors and creative teams visiting the Festival Theatre. With a transformed auditorium, increased seating capacity of 1,300, ...

Read More »

Noises Off – Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House

Writer: Michael Frayn Director: Lindsay Posner Reviewer: Audrey Pointer [rating:5] Famously featuring a play within a play, Michael Frayn's Noises Off is an award-winning farce in three parts - all three parts are entitled Act One in the programme (which is itself a programme within a programme). This production of Michael Frayn’s astonishingly well-crafted comedy classic is on tour from ...

Read More »

Noises Off – New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Michael Frayn Director: Lindsey Posner Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:4.5] The concept of Noises Off grew from a one act play, Exits. The idea germinated in 1970 when Michael Frayn reportedly watched a play from the wings and found the shenanigans going on backstage to be rather more entertaining than the play seen by the audience. The original production of ...

Read More »

Noises Off – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Writer: Michael Frayn Director: Lindsay Posner Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4] Michael Frayn’s multi-award winning comedy is a riotous double act that could be described as two for the price of one. First performed in 1982, and brought up to date by Frayn in 2000, Noises Off is a play within a play, with programme notes for both. Complicated? Yes – ...

Read More »