Theatre review: Red Letter

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The enthusiastic applause at the end of this appalling farrago was purely from the audience’s relief that its ordeal was finally over.

Star rating: *

Venue: theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

This abysmal Cockney gangster family drama surely features some of the worst acting ever to disgrace a stage and, if anything, the flat, clichéd script is even worse. At one point one of the hapless actresses dried, but it was tempting to think she had realised how utterly ridiculous this whole shambles was and was trying to stifle her giggles – much as the audience were.

Until 18 August. Today: 3:10pm.

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