The Apollo is gaining a reputation for ‘blockbuster’ productions at Christmas – a good alternative to the traditional pantomime for a festive family treat. Last year ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ proved immensely popular and this year ‘Dad’s Army’ became the first Apollo Players’ show in history to sell out every performance before the curtain had even risen on opening night.
Having seen some excellent plays performed by this theatre group, I went along to the first night of ‘Quartet’ expecting to be entertained. And I was not disappointed.
… played at every turn for laughs, this production was truly a breath of fresh air on a warm summer’s night, made all the more enjoyable by the setting …
“She was brilliant at portraying such a range of different personalities, sometimes she was funny, sometimes despicable and often surprisingly touching, and on occasion, brought tears to my eyes. “