Hysteria review at Malvern Festival Theatre
The StageHysteria review at Malvern Festival Theatre – 'disappointingly disconnected'The StageOne of the play`s key motifs – Freud`s tendentious concept of the female psyche – is given a cascade of slapstick comedy as a counterpoint, but while director Michael Cabot is firmly in control of this Brian Rix element, the dissection of Freud`s ...
Posted on 6 February 2017 | 4:04 am
Meeting of minds is high on farce (From
Bromsgrove AdvertiserMeeting of minds is high on farce (From Bromsgrove Advertiser)Bromsgrove AdvertiserSTAGE REVIEW: Hysteria - at the Festival Theatre, Malvern, from Wednesday, February 1 to Saturday, February 4, 2017.and more »
Posted on 3 February 2017 | 9:28 am
Brian Rix 1924 -2016: Crusading comic with a
Express.co.ukBrian Rix 1924 -2016: Crusading comic with a big heart - Died August 20 aged 92Express.co.ukBut behind the funnyman routine Brian Rix hid a heartbreaking secret. His daughter Shelley, born in 1951, had Down's syndrome. And it was this life-changing event which ultimately spurred him on to give up acting and become a tireless campaigner for ...
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 4:06 pm
Obituary - Lord Brian Rix, actor - Herald
Herald ScotlandObituary - Lord Brian Rix, actorHerald ScotlandThe actor and social activist Brian Rix, who has died aged 92, was a master of farce, at its most rumbustious and slapdash. No subtleties as in Feydeau but full of double-entendre, misunderstandings, mishaps and a much bemused Mr Rix invariably landing ...
Posted on 22 August 2016 | 8:12 am
Lord Rix obituary - The Guardian
Lord Rix obituaryThe GuardianBrian Rix, Lord Rix, who has died aged 92, devoted his life almost equally to stage farce – as one of the most brilliant comic actors in the postwar years – and to campaigning for people with learning disabilities. He was successful at both. In the ...
Posted on 21 August 2016 | 5:08 am
More referees are desperately needed for
THE NRRRL season will start on April 12 withNovaSkill remaining the competition sponsor and Lion as the product sponsor, both for the next four years.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 12:20 pm
'Rules For Living': Theater Review
Marianne Elliott directs this fast-moving comedy of manners with a psychological twist, the last new play to bow at London’s National Theatre under outgoing director Nicholas Hytner. read more
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 2:56 pm
Ashes 2015: Peter Siddle gives Australia
The last session developed a farcical flavour, with entrances and exits of which Georges Feydeau and Brian Rix would have been proud, missing only Ben Stokes’ trousers falling down to reveal spotted underpants as he left the field. The introduction of ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 7:15 pm
Countdown on to NRRRL season opener
NORTHERN Rivers Regional Rugby League (NRRRL) continues to gain momentum ahead of its season launch on April 12. President Brian Rix said Novaskill had jumped back onboard as the NRRRL's major sponsor, alongside a host of new backers offering financial ...
Posted on 6 March 2015 | 1:21 am
Rush of new sponsors delivers financial
IF I WERE A BETTING MAN ... NRRRL president Brian Rix reckons Murwillumbah are the team to watch this season and the 2014 winners, Ballina, aren’t as strong this year. The Northern Star NORTHERN Rivers Regional Rugby League (NRRRL) continues to gain ...
Posted on 3 March 2015 | 10:40 am
Scots police with criminal convictions
Police bosses believe his friendship with Kent music promoter Brian Rix, who has historic weapons, assault and dishonesty convictions, could be used to “discredit” the force. But Mr Mauger, 51, who informed colleagues in Scotland as soon as he learned ...
Posted on 28 February 2015 | 8:45 am
David Parkin on the Leeds United farce and
WITH the end of the traditional panto season, the Leeds United saga has turned into a full blown farce that Ray Cooney or Brian Rix would be proud of. The news this week that Leeds' president Massimo Cellino had lost his appeal against disqualification as ...
Posted on 22 January 2015 | 4:17 pm