Lol (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.


Touching humour in suburban comedy, but no new ground broken

A middle-aged housewife, lonely spinster and posh man-eater find they are romantically involved with the first woman’s husband via a dating site. Rosalind Adler gives a lively performance as all three from her own text, with some touching humour in this suburban comedy. We have, however, seen this kind of piece for a decade, and no new ground is broken.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug, 12.55pm, £8 (£6.50).


  • 2 stars

Lucinda eats men for breakfast, if they're lucky. Sarah's ready for commitment. Even married Mags is curious. This is a romp through the minefield of internet dating in the 21st century. ‘This show is bliss. Ros Adler has the uncomfortable knack of spearing every form of female self-delusion from romantic fantasy to smug…

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