Mussolini: A One Man Political Farce (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Mussolini: A One Man Political Farce

Fascinatingly detailed piece about the man to keep audience intrigued

Ross Gurney-Randall brings a distinctive energy to this self-penned role, tracing the life of Il Duce from childhood, through early days as a teacher, then editor, to his flight and demise at the collapse of his empire. If the humour of the piece fails to take off, it provides enough fascinating detail about the man and his times to intrigue.

Hill Street Theatre, 226 6522, until 30 Aug (not 17, 24), 3.15pm, £9 (£7).

Mussolini - A One Man Political Farce

  • 3 stars

The country is on the brink of bankruptcy and divided by a disastrous war. Parliament stinks and no-one knows what to do. Sound familiar? This is Italy in the 1920s. One man has the answer - unfortunately it's Benito Mussolini; the devout socialist who invented Fascism. Violent comedy from Ross Gurney-Randall (2007's…

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