We saw Noel Coward’s play ‘Present Laughter’ in the Gate theatre recently. Totally loved it. If you are a fan of quick witted humour laced with acidic and (and timeless) observations of human mores and interactions then I cannot recommend this highly enough. I was in stitches. Fantastic set, costumes (by Peter O Brien) and brilliant deft performances by all involved. I love Coward’s work, so I may be biased. Margaret Rutherford in Blithe Spirit is one of my favourite all time ‘in front of the fire at Christmas’ movies. Pipped only by the Muppets Christmas Carol I may add.
The Gate’s production is ending soon so do your self a favour and put down that remote control and go.