The Knives Are Out
In true amateur style AmDram: a Musical Comedy has just run for four brief performances at Leicester’s Curve Theatre (27-29 May… blink, and you’ve probably missed it!). Is this latest foray into the world of amateur theatre – by the professional industry – something of a p**s take or a lovable send-up? Many of us have taken part in A Chorus of Disapproval or Graham Holliday’s The Scottish Play and there is no shortage of further light-bulb moments to set a comedy (usually) to in the world of amateur dramatics. As it turns out, this project in the Midlands could merely be a case of getting socially distanced live theatre back into the venue. Keen to know more Phil Lowe caught up with its big star, Janie Dee, over the phone just after the production’s first read-through (of course, by the time you read this, Curve’s production will have ended - just)…
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