Simeon Duff is working class, unemployed and desperate.
His wife works.
He’s lost all self esteem.
He’s on the scrap heap and wants to end it all... and so begins this brilliantly insane comedy about a man on the edge.
When word gets out t
Tutors at the University of Manchester who remember him dropping out of his degree might not have viewed him as High Table material, but in the study of modern miscellany Dave Gorman is the equivalent of a professor emeritus.
There is something rivetingly wilful about the decision to pair Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones, who have a combined age of 158, in a Shakespeare comedy that focuses on two combative lovers usually portrayed as blithe thirty-somethings.