The Review: An Edinburgh Fringe hit, this show comprises nothing more than a bare stage, four stools and four actors. Andrew Doyle, Andrew Hayden-Smith, Julie Hesmondhalgh and Camille Ucan take turns to read out snippets of true coming-out stories collected from the public. It's frequently funny, climaxing with a ridiculously over-the-top piece performed by Doyle who’s mad that his mother accepts his sexuality without any fuss. And it's often moving, Hesmondhalgh standing out as the conveyor of true emotion. Such a shame that an interval meant that the momentum generated by the stories piling up was lost, making the evening feel overlong.
The Verdict: A good evening that could have been great had it run straight* through.
*no pun intended
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