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Review – Terror 2007, Union Theatre

Sunday 4 November 2007

Phil’s nervous condition prohibits him from watching scary things; in fact he even has to watch Antiques Roadshow from behind the sofa.

So it was left to Andrew to undertake alone a trip to Southwark to the Union Theatre (stroke Snack Bar) to take in Terror 2007, a five play celebration of grand guignol.

Alone, that is, apart from horror film buff and would-be Whinger Neil and Oliver, a German currently being groomed for would-be Whingership. Read the rest of this entry »

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Review – Chatroom/Citizenship, National Theatre

Wednesday 5 September 2007

The Whingers felt very old last night.

Of course, Phil is very old; at least according to Andrew who is still living the fantasy that he’s in the first flush of his youth and parries all enquiries about his age with just five words: “I am in my prime”.

So it was that Andrew dragged Phil off to the National Theatre last night to see Chatroom and Citizenship a dose of yoof theatre, insisting that he would relate to the teenagers’ issues portrayed on the stage. How Phil laughed. Read the rest of this entry »