John O'Keefe's riotous comedy of mayhem and madness in a Hampshire village is like Preston Sturges circa 1791. A massive hit for the RSC in the mid- Seventies, the National is looking to repeat the trick.
In preview, opens tomorrow. Lyttelton Theatre, London (0171-928 2252)
Steven Pimlott returns to Stratford with Tobias Hoheisel whose designs for Glyndebourne's The Makropulos Case caused such a sensation. The cast includes David Troughton as Richard and Susan Brown as Elizabeth.
In rep, RSC Stratford, (01789-295623)
The Trick Is to Keep Breathing
When Michael Boyd first adapted Janice Galloway's magnificent novel, it won enormous praise for its vivid theatricality. Now fully staged with a cast led by the excellent Siobhan Redmond.
From tomorrow, The Tron, Glasgow (0141-552 4267)Reuse content