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Review added of Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter” (LINKED) which opens the Chichester Festival Season 2018. Directed by Sean Foley, with Rufus Hound in the lead role. This goes all out for comedy … it is very funny, though broader than usual. Excellent.

Picture: Rufus Hound as Garry & Lucy Briggs-Owen as Joanna.

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Review of Moliére’s The Miser in a free adaptation by Sean Foley & Phil Porter. With Griff Rhys-Jones, Lee Mack, Matthew Horne and Ryan Gage. Hugely entertaining.

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Review of the Sean Foley directed The Dresser, with Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith. After a much acclaimed London run, the production is on tour. Here at Chichester. It’s a backstage tragicomedy set in 1942, while they’re playing (trying to play?) King Lear.

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Review of the Kenneth Branagh Company’s third production, The Painkiller (LINKED), a full-on French farce with Kenneth Branagh as a hit man and Rob Brydon as the suicidal Welsh photographer in the next hotel room, it may not sound funny, but it is hilarious and the support cast is first-rate too.

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