The Hairy Ape Reviews - Old Vic Theatre

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Venue Information
Old Vic Theatre

Old Vic Theatre
103 The Cut
London
London
SE1 8NB

Seating Plan

Directions

Directions
(7mins) Take Mepham Street (100 metres) down to Waterloo Road. Turn right on Waterloo Road, but keep left as the theatre is 100 metres further along on the opposite corner.

Show Information
Booking From: Friday, 20th November 2015
Booking Until: Saturday, 21st November 2015
Important Info: Captioned Performance: 12 November 7.30pm Audio Described Performance: 10 November 7.30pm
Show Status: production_closed
Review Summary
Average Rating: 1 out of 5 stars based on 1 review(s)

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Latest Review: "What a load of old claptrap this play is. It may have relevant when it was written, but it lost a..."

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    Saturday, 21st Nov 2015 by Trudy

What a load of old claptrap this play is. It may have relevant when it was written, but it lost a lot in translation. the sets were overworked and ponderous and the acting was, at best like something from stage school. It seems we are not to understand anything unless it is shouted at us all the way through. Added to that, there were some very dodgy accents going on. I was convinced that the main character was in fact German for a large of the play, so bad his American accent was. The choreography was even more irritating. Someone wrote that it was difficult to look away, well, I fell asleep for the final 15 minutes, with no effort at all. Talking to people in the foyer afterwards, I was reassured to find out that I was not alone in my opinion. Shame on you Old Vic!

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