Just seen this play directed by Lindsay Posner and it is wonderfully funny even though it gets off to a slow start. Felicity Kendal is outstanding and totally adorable. There is a bit of nudity in the first scene from Max Bennett but all done very tastefully and gets everyone in the mood for a relaxed romp!! Kara Tointon has come a long way from Strictly and plays the young woman with measured comedy. Jonathan Coy is wonderfully pompous and plays the bored husband in a stale marriage looking for a younger model to perfection. I felt a few bottoms in the theatre squirm as some of the lines were delivered!! As with all good comedies, it is funny because it verges on the edge of tragedy.
If you want a good evening of fun and laughter then do try to get tickets for this as it is well worth it. And all over by 9.30 pm so an early train home!!
Greg only met Ginny a month ago but has already made up his mind that she’s the girl for him. When she tells him that she’s going to visit her parents, he decides this is the moment to ask her father for his daughter’s hand. Discovering a scribbled address, he follows her to Buckinghamshire where he finds Philip and Sheila enjoying a peaceful Sunday morning breakfast in the garden, but the only thing is – they’re not Ginny’s parents.
”An utterly British romp, deftly directed by Lindsay Posner. Enduringly funny…Felicity Kendal is perfect“
Libby Purves, The Times
”A brilliantly witty triumph…an ingenious comic joy. Felicity Kendal is a delight. Max Bennett…memorable. Kara Tointon…sexy and devious.“
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph