"Playing Away" by Chris Sykes with Rebecca Thornhill at Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler's Wells,
"Playing Away" by Chris Sykes with Rebecca Thornhill at Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler’s Wells,
Playing Away by Chris Sykes, opens at the Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadler’s Wells 17 Feb 2005, following previews from 15 Feb, for a limited 3 week run to 5 March 2005.
Starring Rebecca Thornhill, Philippe De Grossouvre, Trevor Sellers
Presented by Doodah Theatre, directed Thierry Harcourt with design by Gemma Fripp.
Elisabeth Doubleday is a very successful estate agent with offices in London and Paris but she leads a double life. Monday to Wednesday the English half, Libby, lives in London with Roger Rodgers, a perfect English gentleman. Thursday to Sunday she is Lisette and goes wild in Paris. She spends her nights dancing and in bed with Pierre Lapin, a perfect, chauvinist Frenchman who is an ex-international soccer player now owns a bistro/piano bar on the Left Bank. For Elisabeth life is perfect. But can she keep all the balls in the air when the two men accidentally meet? PLAYING AWAY is a play about stereotypes - about the French and the English, and about what men want and what women want.