Directed by Javier Marzan
11th-13th February 2010
Although this production was only one hour long, it seemed much longer.
This account of the disintegration of a relationship of a boring couple
The set was sparse, containing a dinner table, two chairs, and - for
reasons I could not understand - a set of differently shaped mirrors.
Maybe they were there to symbolise reflections on love lost?
The unnamed pair - played by Yorgos Karamalegos and Elinor Randle - meet
for the first time at a disco, then go on holiday together...all sweetness
and light..have now reached a nadir in their feelings for each other,
going through the motions of their coupling, so lost for conversation
that they comment about the decor of the restuarant they are having a
Physical theatre is brought into play on several occasions, which looked
silly at times, especially when they are both standing together on the
table. I just wanted one of them to accidentally knock over one of the
glasses to bring some fun to this drab, drab production.
Comment left by thedailysooth on 17th February, 2010 at 17:07
I too saw this show. They were not an un-named pair. They said their names on numerous occasions. Expect better from a professional review.
Comment left by ReallyHopeThisReviewerDoesn'tGetPaid on 10th September, 2010 at 10:49
"Physical theatre is brought into play on several occasions". What a startlingly observant and erudite writer you are.
The second to last paragraph should be put forward for an award. A staggering achievment for a published piece, taking grammar and laziness to new lows. I would guess that the ellipsis in between are the points he fell asleep or was busy applying for grants to pay for photos of bins.