The Murder Monologues (2 stars)

This article is from 2008.

There are few things more grating in the theatre than a bad American accent. This set of monologues sports not one but two, with both actors mangling the impact of their respective lines, veering from what initially sounds like a Russian twang to Alabama’s finest in a matter of moments. This is a shame as, if they had avoided that pitfall, some of the play’s more interesting ideas would have been more easily digested.

The Space @ Jury’s Inn, 556 0476, until 16 Aug, 1.05pm, £6 (£4.50).

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