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Certificate PG
Anthony Hopkins
Jeremy Irons
Richard Briers
Barbara Ferris
Patsy Kensit
Michael Winner
Alan Ayckbourn
Running Time
100 minutes

A Chorus Of Disapproval
Hopkins hams it up to try and rescue a rusty play and a director with more penance to pay than a serial killer.

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Guy Jones (Irons), a mundane everyman, is transferred to work in the small town of Scarborough, where he struggles to mingle with their cliched ways, resorting to an Am-Dram society to spice up his time there. There's seduction, intrigue (apparently) and backstabbing behind the curtain, but who cares?

A pretty vacant play on the original material, which desperately needed updating but is reproduced verbatim. It's hard to remember such a strong cast being so underused.

Reviewed by Kirtsy McNeill

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