Minutes to Midnight (3 stars)

This article is from 2007.

Nuclear comedy

When a nuclear bomb wipes out the rest of the world, it’s up to the residents of Fernborough to prevent the destruction of civilisation. Creating a mass of fun, eccentric characters, including a pie eating doctor accused of terrorism and ex-media mogul with a passion for hamsters, uncontrolled enthusiasm sometimes leads to even more over-the-top performances than the play requires. Like Dibley but wish it was a bit ruder? You’ll love this. (Nicola Husband)

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Minutes to Midnight

  • 3 stars

When a nuclear bomb wipes out the rest of the world, the eccentric residents of Fernborough are left to save civilisation from total destruction. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'.

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