9 reviews, average rating:(4.7 Stars)
Funny but harrowing. The acting was superb, especially Alison Steadman as... more »
What a treat to see Alison Steadman in her usual professional top form. My... more »
The acting is wonderful,particularly so Alison Steadman, which brings to li... more »
"The writing, as you’d expect, is pin-sharp."
The Daily Telegraph
"A piece ahead of its time, downroarious and heartily recommended."
"The one-liners are as blackly hilarious as anything by Joe Orton."
Enjoy is a rarely-performed gem by one of theatre’s greatest observers of the English way of life.
Written in 1980, Alan Bennett set this dark comedy in his home town of Leeds where an ageing couple are living in the city’s last back-to-back. With the demolition of the area in progress, Wilf and Connie are soon to be re-housed in a brand new maisonette with a waste disposal unit and non-slip vinyl flooring! When a sociologist comes to observe them in their daily life, normality takes a decidedly atypical turn…
With its cast of fifteen extraordinary characters and a stunning visual denouement, Enjoy is an absolute theatrical treat.
Alan Bennett has been a household name for more than forty years. His numerous plays include The History Boys, one of the biggest theatrical sensations of recent years, Habeas Corpus, Forty Years On, Single Spies, The Madness of George III, Talking Heads and The Lady in the Van.
Previews from: 27 January 2009
Opening night: 2 February 2009
Closing night: 16 May 2009
Enjoy is suitable for audiences aged 12 an upwards.
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