Category: Character 2015
“See Character, a delightful theatre production on in Covent Garden. Funny, nostalgic, well acted 2 hander” – London Culture Blog
“Blackshaw put on an amazing & very funny play at Tristan Bates this evening. Well done director Ellie Pitkin!” – Thursday’s audience
“another brilliant show from Blackshaw, well worth a watch!“…”1 hour of dynamic duo Clare Harlow & Angela Ferns – so much fun” – Wednesday’s audience
“It was so enjoyable…really, really funny and then we had this this really sharp transition into quite poignant, thoughtful moments, which I thought was lovely…that laughter…I know it was acting, but it looked so truthful…it was an excellent play” – Tom from KCL Radio
Hear the full review/interview here.
“very enjoyable, funny & touching“…”Some great performances & fantastic writing” – Monday’s audience
“a witty play…reminiscent of Ab Fab’s Edina and Saffy” – In & Around Covent Garden magazine
“A funny & warming look at friendship.”… “funny, tightly written & oh so relevant“…”Top notch! Poignant and hilarious” – Tuesday’s audience
What? Character by Florence Vincent
Where? Tristan Bates Theatre
When? 9-14th March, 7.30pm (duration: 1 hour)
How much? £12/10.
Directed by Ellie Pitkin
Performed by Clare Harlow and Angela Ferns
Michelle is about to turn thirty and not coping well. Desperate to finish her novel before the big 3-0 arrives, she retreats to the countryside with a typewriter, a crate of wine, and her oldest friend Freya – who is harbouring problems of her own.
Character is the searingly funny and achingly dark story of two women trying to navigate their way through the modern world, and – in the process – keep their friendship afloat.
“A classic odd couple double act” – Public Reviews
“Played with great energy and conviction…a fantastic chemistry on stage…laugh-out-loud funny…a stark reminder of what is so fun and exciting about fringe theatre” – Remote Goat
Photos by Richard Stratton
If you haven’t already heard, we’re doing a run of hilarious comedy play ‘Character’, by Florence Vincent, at the Tristan Bates Theatre (Covent Garden), 9-14th March 2015.
Michelle is about to turn thirty and not coping well. Desperate to finish her first novel before the big 3-0 arrives, she retreats to the countryside with a typewriter, a crate of wine, and her oldest friend Freya – who is harbouring problems of her own.
Tickets are on sale now, at the very reasonably priced £12 full, £10 concessions.
There are only 6 shows, so click and book to avoid disappointment.