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The Turbine Theatre proudly presents Kevin Elyot’s award-winning comedy My Night with Reg in a dazzling new revival this summer, directed by Matt Ryan.
The play won the 1995 Olivier Award for Best Comedy after its transfer from the Royal Court's Theatre Upstairs to the West End's Criterion Theatre in its original run.
Set in Guy’s London flat, old friends and new gather to party through the night. This is the summer of 1985 and, for Guy and his circle, the world is about to change forever, thanks to the mounting AIDS crisis. This award winning comedy captures the fragility of friendship, happiness and life itself.
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Our Review of My Night With Reg
It is 1994: AIDS is sending tremors of fear through a world of gay young men with multiple partners. Guy (a nuanced, funny, heartbreaking performance by Jonathan Broadbent) is a fussy, tubby, kindly host who has invited friends to his flat-warming party. He is the only one who is careful and anxious about the new danger , taking up knitting a cover for his draught-excluder “as a lust-suppressant”. Read more