My Night with Reg
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My Night with Reg

My Night with Reg London Reviews and Tickets

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A revival of Kevin Elyot's comedy about friendship and partying as the AIDS crisis looms.

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Critic Reviews (5)

The Guardian (UK)
July 30th, 2021

Neither are character complexities teased out. Their interactions on stage seem enervated by the end. Not through want of trying but none of it feels like the tragedy – nor the comedy – that it should.
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The London Evening Standard
July 29th, 2021

Kevin Elyot’s gay classic is timely and deserves to reach a new generation - but it needs a fresher production than this. This play deserves to reach new generations, but it’ll need more than a few houseplants to make it feel fresh.
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The Times (UK)
July 28th, 2021

It’s performed with a thumping lack of nuance that works directly against the text, making it seem sentimental and dated. The most natural — and watchable — performances come from ... Stephen K Amos as Benny. But this feels, in all the wrong ways, like an evening of missed connections.
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The Stage (UK)
July 28th, 2021

It takes the form of an excruciating comedy of gay manners, a tragedy of Greek proportions tempered with comedic punchlines to ease the pain. It’s a play that requires a delicate balance and Ryan struggles at times to strike the right tone.
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WhatsOnStage
July 29th, 2021

'My Night With Reg''s success has now been firmly cemented by director Matt Ryan's deft handling of the two-hour text. The cast pull off naturalistic, endearing turns.
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