Denise Deegan had a West End hit with her parody of 1920s boarding-school novels. Now, Paulette Randall is staging an age-blind revival with a crack cast of actors. They share their teenage memories
It’s day five of rehearsals for Daisy Pulls It Off. In slink the Upper 4th Form of Grangewood School for Young Ladies, clutching coffees or their heads, comically contrite after one too many lashings of pop on a class outing the previous night.
The outing was to David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross in London’s West End. “It was very male. There was a lot of this …” declares head girl, AKA director Paulette Randall, slouching back into a dramatic manspread. “Ah but it was lovely, lovely …” chorus the girls, pulling themselves up a little tighter in their chairs.Continue reading...
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