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Love in Idleness at the Apollo Theatre, London!
Following a sold out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Terence Rattigan’s brilliant comedy Love in Idleness transfers to the Apollo Theatre for 50 performances only.
This brand new production marks Trevor Nunn's exciting return to Rattigan's work, following the huge success of Flare Path.
Returning from Canada after a four-year absence during the war, eighteen-year-old Michael is full of youthful ideology and leftist leanings. But he is shocked to find his widowed mother Olivia is now the mistress of cabinet minister Sir John Fletcher, enjoying a comfortable society life. When Michael and John clash, sparks fly and relationships are tested as everyone learns some difficult lessons in love.
Love in Idleness stars the Olivier Award winning Eve Best (A Moon for the Misbegotten, Hedda Gabler and Nurse Jackie), Anthony Head (Six Degrees of Separation, Merlin and Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and Edward Bluemel (The Halcyon).
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Reviews / Features
REVIEW: It Pays Not to be Idle in Love
It is quite a feat to hold a premiere of a play, some 40 years after the playwright has passed. Alongside the fact two texts (Less than Kind and the rewritten version of Love in Idleness) had been combined, I was looking forward to what the night had to offer. A stellar cast is presented to the audience, Anthony Head together with Eve Best are the best-placed actors for this, at times long, play.
14 Jun, 2017 | By Kay Johal