Production images of Julian Clary and James Nelson-Joyce in Le Grand Mort have been released. Stephen Clark’s play is about a dinner party hosted by Michael (Clary) and his younger guest Tim (Nelson-Joyce). Clark is known for his plays Martin Guerre, Zorro, Love Story and Stripped, the latter of which won him a Stephen Jefferson Award before he died last October at the age of 55. Le Grand Mort runs at Trafalgar Studios until 28th October.
This cryptic teaser of a psychological sex thriller is called Le Grand Mort, a sly (if not particularly subtle) reference to 'La petite mort' - an expression that refers to the state of unconsciousness that follows orgasm. This play, however, may leave you feeling a little bit dead with disinterest, until one of the two actors - not, fortunately, Julian Clary - strips completely naked and... Read more