Theatre review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang



Call it zeitgeist, if you like; but it seems to me that the creators of current UK touring theatre are responding, almost unconsciously, to a kind of retro-British mood that would never have crossed their minds half a decade ago.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh ****
A couple of weeks ago, during the Kinks tribute musical at the Playhouse, the audience was treated to a prolonged celebration of England’s 1966 World Cup victory, all fluttering Union flags.
And now here’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Ian Fleming’s quintessentially English tale of how a nation of sensible tea drinkers and brilliant... read more

 
8 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 43
Source: Scotsman
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