From Fun Home to Waitress, from Next to Normal to Finding Neverland - it's always fun collating the various rumours flying around theatreland. After a very busy...
Decline and Fall with Sylvester McCoy at Old Red Lion
Decline and Fall, by Evelyn Waugh, adapted for the stage by Henry Filloux- Bennett, at the Old Red Lion Theatre,a fringe venue in Angel, north London, from 30 Nov to 8 Jan 2011.
Directed by Tom King, cast includes Sylvester McCoy, Fay Downie, Jonathan Hansler, Michael Lindall, Emily Murphy, Owen Roberts and Morgan Thomas
Tells the story of Paul Pennyfeather, a student at Oxford University who is sent down for indecent behaviour, thus beginning a downward spiral taking him from the dizzying peaks of high society to an untimely grave, via a less-than-reputable Welsh boarding school and the cells of a badly-run prison.