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Sidmouth Manor Pavilion Theatre - An Inspector Calls (with James Pellow)

Folks who know me very well often say, kindly I think, that I should get out more. I’m a grumpy old sod at the best of times and in the ...

Thursday, 21 March 2013

The Female of the Species (Preview)

Joanna Murray-Smith’s The Female of the Species is not really my sort of play. It beats you about the head with relentless feminist diatribe from a variety of viewpoints. Julie Foster’s production would have benefited from a darker slant in act one but, in fairness, the action and the lines rarely flagged. Joshua Thompson made for a nice nerdish husband and Roger Scales, an effete and languid publisher, returned to the Rep with style. But the undoubted star, not for the first time, was Angela Goss as the writer with a creative block. From first filthy word to the last, Miss Goss was magnificent. Roy Hall
Full review to follow
Runs to Saturday 23rd March (Little Theatre, High Street, Dunstable -  7.45pm)

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