Read more about the article REVIEW: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Lyric Hammersmith (2021)
Adam Best as Pato and Orla Fitzgerald as Maureen (Photo: Helen Maybanks)

REVIEW: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Lyric Hammersmith (2021)

The Beauty Queen of Leenane... comes on like a village Romeo and Juliet. "Me? A whore? I dream."Maureen Boy (40+) meets Girl (40). They more than click. Love looks set…

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Jonathan Firth as Sir Wilfrid Robarts (Photo: Ellie Kurttz)

REVIEW: Witness for the Prosecution, County Hall (2021)

Along the way we are treated to spirited performances. The casual way Emer McDaid's Romaine Vole steals a cigarette from Sir Wilfrid tells us what a wrong'un she is and her accent is a master class in doing the quintessential European femme fatale. Joe McNamara's Leonard Vole is a man on the edge in more ways than one. Jonathan Firth's Sir Wilfrid is a master of words but it is his face that shows his torment when his courtroom victory turns out to be... anything but.

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