West End Review: Miss Saigon, Fathers and Sons, Skylight, The Crucible

20th July 2014

Miss Saigon
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West End Review: revivals special. Mark Shenton hosts a final session in the current format, in which regular panelists Kate Bassett, David Benedict and Matt Wolf are joined for one contribution by theatrevoice editor Dominic Cavendish to assess the revivals of  Miss Saigon (Prince Edward), Fathers and Sons (Donmar Warehouse), Skylight (Wyndham’s Theatre) and The Crucible (Old Vic). Recorded in Borough, London, 15 July 2014.

There is a really interesting thing that no one is mentioning – Carey Mulligan  is only two years younger than Lia Williams was when she created the role  – the difference here is that there is a 35-year age gap between Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy. I think if it was that wide, there would be lines to support it. You lose something…