Food (4 stars)

  • 7 August 2006

This article is from 2006.

Jamie and Gordon did what Delia and Ainsley never achieved. They catapulted their industry into the public conscious, onto primetime viewing, and created a new phenomenon; the celebrity chef. 2002 Fringe First winners Theirimaginarybody enter their world with a rhythmic homage to the fast, frenzied order of a Michelin stared kitchen.

Paranoid perfectionist Frank Byrne (Sean Campion) believes in the sensual and sexual power of gastro-innovation that goes way beyond mere tastes. For four years he struggles to achieve three of the most coveted stars, but when they materialise this slickly devised production asks when our dreams come true, what’s left to strive for? (Eddie Thornton)

Traverse, until Aug 27 (not 14, 21), times vary, £12.50 (£4.50-£9).

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