★★★★ from The Guardian for Farewell to the Theatre

Posted on 8 March 2012.

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★★★★ from The Guardian for Farewell to the Theatre

Guardian review by Michael Billington


‘Ben Chaplin has just the right air of thwarted idealism as Granville Barker: a man whose life was wrecked, according to one biographer, by British indifference to the need for a national theatre. Jason Watkins as the peripatetic Dickensian burying his sadness under a Pickwickian exterior and Tara Fitzgerald as the hopelessly lovelorn Beatrice are also first-rate’

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