A Bunch of Amateurs
ISBN: 0573113734
EAN13: 9780573113734
Language: English
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford - only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village. And instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson's monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson's career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself - along with his inner Lear terrific comedy packed with killer comic dialogue... plenty of twists and turns ***** Whatsonstage Deliciously stuffed with Shakespeare...a laugh-a-minute **** Mail on Sunday