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French Without Tears

Orange Tree Theatre, London (****)

© The Other Richard, Joe Eyre (Kit), Florence Roberts (Diana Lake), Ziggy Heath (Alan)

© The Other Richard, Joe Eyre (Kit), Florence Roberts (Diana Lake), Ziggy Heath (Alan)

Boys will be boys – and in Terence Rattigan’s French Without Tears (1936), women are seen as okay if they were more or less surrogate fellas. Anything more extravagant and they are quickly deemed `femmes fatales’. Continue reading