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Review – The Pain and the Itch, Royal Court

Wednesday 20 June 2007

The Pain and the Itch maskThe Whingers get asked the same question again and again: “Haven’t you got homes to go to?” “Do you always agree on everything?”

Strangely enough they usually do. As Amber Cole (Jennifer Coolidge) says in A Mighty Wind: “We work together very well. It’s almost as if we have one brain that we share between us.”

But today, speaking terms are somewhat muted and cordiality has been temporarily wiped from the blackboard of their interpersonal menu. 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 »