THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN To 24 April.

London.

THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN
by Tennessee Williams.

Finborough Theatre above The Finborough Road Brasserie 118 Finborough Road SW10 9ED To 24 April 2010.
Tue-Sat 7.30pm Mat Sat & Sun 3pm.
Runs 2hr 30min One interval.

TICKETS: 0844 847 1652 (24hr No booking fee).
www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk
Review: Timothy Ramsden 11 April.

Worth an outing from the cabinet of dramatic curiosities.
Great writers have their also-rans, great obsessed writers more than most. It’s not hard to see Tennessee Williams’ obsessions in his free adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull. Director Phil Wilmott emphasises the point by transferring the action from a Russian estate to the USA, with Black servants and suggestions of lazy heat.

Yet there’s an emotional chill as a writer (Stephen Billington, with a clear resemblance to the youngish Tennessee) watches from

2010-04-18 12:06:28

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