|miss_s_b (miss_s_b) wrote,|
@ 2011-04-11 09:57 pm UTC
|Current location:||Kate's dining room|
|Current music:||faint sounds of TV from Kate's living room|
they eat their young down there, you know) and the cast were versatile and talented, taking several parts each, sometimes of multiple genders. I particularly enjoyed Nick Fletcher's gleeful licking of his meat cleaver, and Selina Griffiths' mad Devon B&B owner, but the whole thing was gloriously well-performed throughout.
The story selection was mostly excellent, although the starkly realistic portrayal of The Flying Foxley struck a somewhat sour note amid the arch black humour of the rest of the show; the boy playing young Perkins was chillingly real in his suffering. But I loved that William and Mary was in there, and the tale of the mink fur coat was beautifully done.
Coming in at 1 hour 20, some might say that this Amicus Anthology style play is a teensy bit short for the ticket price, but it certainly felt like money's worth from where I was sitting.