Peggy For You London Reviews and Tickets

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Tamsin Grieg stars in this revival of Alan Plater's Oliver Award-nominated comedy.

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Critic Reviews (6)

The London Evening Standard
December 20th, 2021

A captivating central performance from Tamsin Greig just about lifts Alan Plater’s portrait of literary agent Peggy Ramsay into something more than an act of theatrical navel gazing.
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The Guardian (UK)
December 19th, 2021

Tamsin Greig, as Peggy, plays her as a posh, flouncing and vaguely rakish woman with a witty intelligence. But even Greig’s charisma cannot save this play from its dated ideas and sleepy drama.
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The Telegraph (UK)
December 18th, 2021

A hit for Hampstead in 1999, with Maureen Lipman in the title role, and Tamsin Greig now doing the honours in a fresh revival, Plater’s play asserts a simple truth about its subject. She barely cared about conventional success, put Art on a pedestal.
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The Times (UK)
December 20th, 2021

Greig exudes a charm that wanders between the chaotic and the bullying...Peggy For You ends up resonant as well as amusing, whether or not you know one theatrical Alan from another.
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December 22nd, 2021

Already a much beloved actress, and surely only a BAFTA or two away from full National Treasure status, Tamsin Greig proves once again what a tremendous stage performer she is, a brilliant technician with truth, precision and killer comic timing.
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The Arts Desk
December 21st, 2021

It’s an articulation of resilience very necessary in these times of shuttering stages, making the revival an appropriate reaffirmation of theatre, indeed of life itself. A seasonal treat.
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