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The Watsons

Menier Chocolate Factory, London *****
Runs: 2hrs 20mins with 15 min interval
Box Office: 020 7378 1713 (£2.50 transaction fee per booking)
Website:  www.menierchocolatefactory.com

Review of perf seen Sept 30, 2019:

© Manuel Harlan, the company in Samuel West's pitch perfect production...

© Manuel Harlan, the company in Samuel West’s pitch perfect production…

Some evenings turn out to be such a pick-me-up – exactly what Laura Wade’s delicious, clever and delectable confection, based or `adapted’ from Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, Sanditon, proves to be. Continue reading

The Truth

The Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark, London (****)

© Marc Brenner, Frances O'Connor (Alice) and Alexander Hanson (Michel) in Menier Chocolate Factory and Theatre Royal Bath co-production of Florian Zeller's The Truth

© Marc Brenner, Frances O’Connor (Alice) and Alexander Hanson (Michel) in Menier Chocolate Factory and Theatre Royal Bath co-production of Florian Zeller’s The Truth

Having scored walloping successes with The Father and The Mother, Florian Zeller’s The Truth, once again adapted by Christopher Hampton, comes as  light, comic relief although its subject of marital infidelity can be as much tragedy as comedy. Continue reading