The Grouch

 

By Ranjit Bolt, after Moliere

West Yorkshire Playhouse

 

Designer:           Ruari Murchison

Lighting Designer :          Malcolm Rippeth

Sound Designer :                         Mic Pool

Composer :                 Simon Slater

 

Cast: Allan Corduner, Chris Ettridge, Denise Gough, Lizzie Hopley, Habib Nader, Stephen Pinder, Andrew Price, Ben Sandiford, Kate Walker

 

Reviews:

 

There is a gratifying unity of intention in Sarah Esdaile’s directorial debut for the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Her springboard is Ranjit Bolt’s modern-day version of The Misanthrope, in which all of the elements – acting, design, music – do complete justice to the source material.


The Times ****

 

Sarah Esdaile's chic direction

 

York Press