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Boeing Boeing – Harrogate Theatre

Writer: Marc Camoletti Director: Ben Roddy Designer: Andy Newell Reviewer: Ron Simpson For the next three weeks, Harrogate Theatre is reverting to the days of weekly rep, with Phil and Ben Productions (that’s Stewart and Roddy) creating what, in these days of pop-up theatres, could be called a pop-up rep company. For many years repertory companies acted as the backbone ...

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Boeing Boeing – Oldham Coliseum, Oldham

Writer: Marc Camoletti Translator: Beverley Cross Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Donna Kelly Marc Camoletti’s frantic French comedy Boeing Boeing is brought to life in a hilarious new adaptation by Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Based on the classic farce written by French playwright Marc Camoletti, Boeing Boeing tells the story of playboy bachelor Bernard and his love life to three different fiancéesfrom ...

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Boeing! Boeing! – Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

Writer: Marc Camoletti Director: Matt Devitt Reviewer: Michael Gray   Back in the Swinging Sixties, this groovy French farce – kilometres away from Feydeau – was a hit not only at home on the boulevards, but in Beverley Cross's English version, on Shaftesbury Avenue and Broadway. Cut to the Chase have a formidable track record in classic farce, and this ...

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Boeing Boeing – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Marc Camoletti Director: Jonathan Humphreys Reviewer: Audrey Pointer The farce Boeing-Boeing is the most often performed French play, according to the Guinness Book of Records. First produced in 1960 in Paris, it had its West End premiere two years later and went on to have a seven year run in London. Despite this and several other notable successes, playwright ...

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Boeing Boeing – Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Author : Marc Camoletti, adapted by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans Director : Patric Kearns Reviewer: Michael Gray The sophisticated red and grey décor (credited to The World Awake) has a skylight, a lovely poster for Dr No, and, since this is boulevard farce, seven doors leading to bedrooms, guestrooms, bathroom, hallway and kitchen. Conveniently situated near the airport, it's ...

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Changing Rooms – Drayton Theatre, London

Writer: Marc Camoletti Director: Anna Ostergren Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3] No, the BBC is not reviving its property makeover show for a live tour, but all doubts as to what to expect here are removed as soon as the set for this production comes into sight. Three large doors at the back of the stage can mean only one thing ...

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Boeing Boeing – Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Writer: Marc Camoletti Adapters: Beverely Cross &Francis Evans Director: Patric Kearns Reviewer: Glen Pearce [Rating:3] “I’m leaving on a jet plane, Don't know when I’ll be back again...” – John Denver’s lyrics would strike fear into the heart of Parisian bachelor Bernard. He relies on his encyclopaedic knowledge of transatlantic airline timetables to keep his rather complicated love life on ...

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