Review: Communicating Doors, Menier Chocolate Factory

Published in The Independent on May 14, 2015

What’s really behind those communicating doors in hotel rooms? Alan Ayckbourn’s answer in this ‘comic thriller’ is: a timewarp. A literally revolving, magical doorway leads three women from three different decades, all involved with a businessman and his sinister, murderous partner, to move through each other’s lives and hotel rooms, altering the course of their personal histories. The play has a pleasing sci-fi structure, but the writing creaks like a rusty hinge. Continue reading “Review: Communicating Doors, Menier Chocolate Factory”