Archive for the 'Betrayal' Category

Oh Lord!

Sunday 26 August 2007

Oh dear. The theatrical blogosphere is becoming rather overcrowded of late and now the Whingers are competing for attention from yet another. This matters because attention, you will have noted, is really all we crave.

Thank you to blogging guru One Man and his Blog for alerting us to this would-be pretender to the throne – one Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-super-Mare. Read the rest of this entry »

Review – Betrayal at the Donmar

Tuesday 19 June 2007

Betryal maskThe Whingers frequently feel betrayed.

Not by each other particularly – although since one isolated incident in 1987 Phil regularly shakes out the rancid detritus of Andrew’s man-bag to cross-check the prices on the ticket stubs against the money he has just handed him. Read the rest of this entry »

Coming soon – Orlando Bloom

Thursday 14 June 2007

galloag827804fh9-1.jpgAndrew got terribly excited when he found out there would be a revival of David Storey’s play In Celebration. As a Storey virgin he felt it was time he dipped his toe into fresh waters. Storey’s plays are described as having “long descriptive passages detailing many items that appear at least superficially to play no role in furthering the plot”. Andrew claimed he was completely sold on the idea and dispatched Phil to the Duke of York’s Theatre to book before the stampede.

Of course Phil didn’t fall for Andrew’s enthusiasm for a minute. Could Andrew have been seduced by the West End debut of Hollywood heart-throb Orlando Bloom? Despite Andrew’s protestations Phil remained deeply suspicious. Read the rest of this entry »