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#299213 The Play That Goes Wrong

Posted Angram on 03 April 2014 - 05:08 PM

Saw it at Theatre Royal Nottingham last week - laughed my socks off, great fun!

#297243 Blithe Spirit, Gielgud Theatre

Posted Angram on 19 March 2014 - 09:32 AM

We went to last Saturday's matinee - very enjoyable. Applause for Angela Lansbury's every entrance/exit wasn't OTT as I had feared, quite restrained really. Didn't notice her hesitating or fluffing any lines, loved her "trance dance". Rest of the cast very good too and I agree with VDCNI, I thought Jemima Rooper got Elvira exactly right - spoilt, demanding, childish, manipulative but irresistible.

#263150 Othello

Posted Angram on 24 April 2013 - 10:30 PM

Missed nothing of the office/bathroom from my seat towards the left of the auditorium.
Really enjoyed this, 3+ hours but never dragged. Was dubious about the modern "Camp Bastion" type setting, but worked well, bags of testosterone and machismo. All the cast very good - Desdemona girly without being wet. We can see Iago's a wrong'un from the opening scene when he slyly pockets Roderigo's ciggies. And what a lovely voice Adrian Lester has.

#254677 Othello

Posted Angram on 14 February 2013 - 09:44 AM

Bagged a stalls seat for the matinee on 24th April! About a dozen left (all stalls) for that performance.

#251435 Privates On Parade With Srb

Posted Angram on 09 January 2013 - 10:30 PM

Saw the matinee today and was pleasantly surprised after reading the largely lukewarm reviews on here. Very enjoyable, and Abby's post above pretty much sums up my thoughts. Art87 - the same two understudies on again today (seemed fine to me) and I disagree about "stuffed with racist and homophobic jokes", those were the attitudes of the time and here they're being held up for ridicule.
Looked full-ish to me, though three empty seats beside me meant I could "upgrade" (shuffle along) from A2 Royal Circle to a slightly less sideways view.