Mr Nice Guy, theSpace on the Mile (Venue 39) *
In flashback, a woman’s child is abducted and she contacts an old friend, the most hunch-driven policeman in history.
It turns out the guy from television did it, and the woman’s revenge is bittersweet. Aside from the actor who plays the diner attendant – who at least has some clue what to do with a funny line – the play takes a subject which demands some degree of sensitivity and gives it to a cast with no apparent sense of tone at all.
Until 24 August (not 18).