The Victorian in the Wall

Royal Court

The Victorian in the Wall

11 May 2013 - 08 Jun 2013

£10.00 - £20.00

Pro reviewers rating
8 reviews

3.6 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
1 reviews

4.0 out of 5.0

Latte-land…

Power-prams, Grand Design knock-throughs, organic everything. A family are rushed to hospital with festival fatigue.

A work-shy writer discovers a Victorian man living in the wall of his flat. Everyone’s pretty surprised. Adjustments need to be made.

Can the strange visitor unlock his hopeless career? His flagging relationship? A story buried in these walls for over a century? (Doubt it. Maybe. Yes.)

Contains jokes, songs, banging on recycling boxes, a talking fridge…

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Peer Reviews (1)    

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Fast-paced, inventive, funny writing with zero filler - typical of Adamsdale's work. If memory serves, this is one of the first devised pieces to crack the Royal Court, and this is no doubt due to its on-brand vibe of mild middle-class consciousness and slight embarassment thereat. But this common Court ground is covered in a warmer, funnier and more sympathetic (and - in what may be the key point...

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Cabe Franklin 19 May 2013

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