Cul-De-Sac (3 stars)

This article is from 2011


Capable garden-fence comedy

Scripted by Matthew Osborn, this natty little three-hander (Alan Francis, Mike Hayley, Toby Longworth) relocates The ’burbs to Middle England. Taking the tested trope of a seeming idyll masking a sinister reality, the deviant Tony Deveraux rules the cul-de-sac with an iron conservatism, where ‘wrong-uns’ are not welcome. A capable garden-fence comedy about the perils of conformity.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 28 Aug, 3.15pm, £10 (£8).


RBM in association with Theatre503 and the comedians Theatre Company present: Cul-De-Sac by Matthew Osborn Directed by Maggie Inchley Cast includes Alan Francis & Mike Hayley A new house in the safety of a leafy suburb. A lovely wife, a beautiful daughter, and the soft hum of lawnmowers … But when Tim meets neighbour…

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