Touch - Bill Dare Reviews
Description:Pleasance Courtyard / 60 The Pleasance / Edinburgh. 03 Aug 2007 - 27 Aug 2007. Vernon likes to watch people. Seeing a ... more
Touch - Bill Dare ... young woman drowning in a river, he leaps in to rescue her - but whose life is really being saved? Playwriting debut from award-winning TV producer. Directed by Owen Lewis. / The Pleasance Courtyard (located at 60 Pleasance) has over 300,000 visitors, fourteen venues, six bars, three cafes and every kind of entertainment under the sun. It's little wonder that for many people the Pleasance is the Fringe. 'The best of all possible worlds' The Observer.
Newest Review: ... there are enough well crafted plot twists and insinuations as the play moves on that it all proved very rewarding and entertaining, even for someone who usually feels uncomfortable watching people act four feet away from him. Bill Dare’s writing is strong and his characters believable, and in fact the most significant problem I found was that the comedy, present as promised, sits quite ... more
Customer Touch - Bill Dare Reviews (1)
by - written on 06/08/07 (Very useful, 285 readings)
The first play by award-winning comedy producer Bill Dare (Spitting Image, Dead Ringers) was pitched to me in a queue by the writer himself as quite a sad story with a superb, soon-to-be-famous cast, liberally sprinkled with humour. Partly because I didn’t have any plays on my list this year, partly because the afternoon time slot fit well into my schedule, and partly because I felt a bit sorry for Bill Dare having to do his own publicity one-to-one around the Pleasance courtyard – but mainly because it was preview week and the tickets were all half price – I took him up on his offer. It proved to be a worthwhile impulse buy. ‘Touch’ is a two-person play ... Read the complete review
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