The play famously starts with Jimmy reading the newspaper and Alison ironing.
As Victor lowered the newspaper some nights, his eyes would be small and bloodshot and I would know he’d been drinking and that it would be a terrible night.
Since Look Back in Anger I’ve often dipped into the deeply commercial, but I’ve always come back to good theatre.
But panto, which is what I’m doing now, is terrific fun: I haven’t done traditional panto since I was 17 when I played Cinderella at the Palace Theatre in Bromley.
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