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Tuesdays at Tesco's

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Members say: Quirky, Funny, Relevant, Edgy, Great acting

About the show

Pauline, once Paul, recounts one of her regular Tuesday visits to her old, recently-widowed Dad. More…

Every Tuesday, Pauline visits her elderly father to do household chores and take him to the supermarket. Desperate to connect with her father between the aisles and in line for the checkout, Pauline is met with gruff disrespect and embarrassment, for her father much preferred things when his daughter was his son, Paul.


Member Reviews (1)

MEMBERS SAY:

Quirky, Funny, Relevant, Edgy, Great acting

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Great acting, Funny, Relevant, Quirky, Edgy

See it if You want to see Simon Callow at the top of his game.

Don't see it if You don't like one-person plays.


May 19th, 2015
"A bold and expert performance that makes no concessions to an actor’s vanity or an audience’s sympathy...Everything about this show’s first 70 minutes is completely of a piece. So it comes as a jolt when the script moves on to a melodramatic and sensational postscript. After all, what makes Paul...
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May 21st, 2015
"Simon Callow has an easy control of the stage and effortlessly holds our attention. His Pauline can be proud and strong, but also vulnerable and wounded. She stands tall, even without the heels."
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May 19th, 2015
"All of these misfires and neglected details make for a theatrical experience that ranges from frustrating to boring. The show is over in 75 minutes, but it feels a lot longer. This is even more disappointing considering the fact that Darley has written a very real and sympathetic character in Pa...
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May 22nd, 2015
"Metropolitan area audiences should take advantage of the opportunity to see this great theatrical event...Callow's heartrending portrayal of Pauline is inspired. And he seamlessly brings a number of other characters into the narrative...This is an important piece of theater."
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