A former World War II Spitfire fighter pilot, Peter Walker, recalls the past and reveals the present, linking the two. Get along and take a flip with him in the old crate. Chocks away chaps.
For those who have ever seen YouTube clips supporting the ‘It Gets Better’ movement, campaigning against youth suicide resulting from homophobia, UK performer Richard Fry has something special in store!
The merit of this predictable play is in the acting. Guy Masterson and Joanne Hartstone give powerful performances as unlikeable university professor John and his irritating pupil Carol.
Both the text and Ross Gurney-Randall are magnificent, with Guy Masterson's tight direction creating a fast-paced, gripping drama on an almost bare stage
Guy Masterson reprised his celebrated comedy American Poodle for two shows only amongst the ten productions he has brought to the Fringe under the banner of the Centre for International Theatre.
Richard Fry delicately blends pathos, humour, pain and joy in a bitter-sweet tale that is both moving and rewarding.
This is a sterling performance by Ross Gurney-Randell, encompassing all aspects of Mussolini's life and personality.
This is a highly rewarding exposition of Shakespeare's famous character, told with great skill and plenty of good humour by a host of characters, each brought into sharp focus by Guy Masterson's amazingly versatile acting skills.
This is theatre at its best with a masterful piece of work from Pip Utton that you all must see.
There is a vast collective wit at work in this production and these two excellent actors hold the attention of the audience tightly in their grasp as the performance unfolds
This is a stunning production and a magnificently rich and complex performance that should be high on your list of shows to see this Fringe.
You will find this fine play a fascinating and rewarding experience thanks to Paul Slack's terrific performance. Don't miss it.
I have seen it several times before, but never tire of Masterson’s magnificent performance of one of the most poetic and evocative pieces of writing.
Richard Fry turns his poem into an astoundingly gripping performance that draws on his life story. This should be compulsory viewing for all teachers.
Do not be fooled: there is far more to this production that at first appears. This is yet another production that should be on your top ten list, along with the other seven brought here this year by Guy Masterson.
This is a multi-award winning production that goes beyond theatrical norms and gives the feeling of having dropped in on an old friend, so intensely honest, open and revealing are the highly personal memories that Lynn Manning shares.
Guy Masterson and Ronnie Toms appear in a witty and dark comedy, written by Tim Whitnall, in which Roy Tunt, an avid birdwatcher, is interrupted in his pursuit of that one elusive bird, Vanellus Gregarious, or the Sociable Plover, by the unexpected arrival in the hide of a stranger, Dave John.
It is rare to see something of this remarkably high standard and you owe it to yourself to indulge in an evening in the company of genius, while you can. This is a totally captivating performance, as a 100 year old clown hangs up his red nose and oversized shoes for the final time.
If you love the works of that epitome of romantic novelists, Jane Austen, then you will most certainly not want to miss this production. Rebecca Vaughan slips easily and seamlessly between each of the characters in a glorious parade of quirky personalities.