The small Barons Court Theatre (60 seats) is located in the cellar/vaults below the Curtains Up Pub and has a very intimate feel. The artistic director tends to produce a mix of classics and newer works, with his primary focus on plays that are entertaining. You can grab a drink or dinner before the show (they have a restaurant in the back and you can book a table by ringing 020 7386 7543).
The publicity given to his creation of ‘Peter Pan’ tended to overshadow Barrie’s other work and it is a great pity that this resulted in ‘Dear Brutus’ not becoming more widely known. All the more reason to seize this opportunity to come along to see this hugely entertaining play this week.
What if you go for a walk in the woods and, while you are there, something very strange happens: you are given a second chance to re-live your life – not as it has already happened but as you wish it had happened. So, when you emerge from the woods with your brand new life in which all hopes have been fulfilled, you live happily ever after. Well, perhaps…