The trilogy presents a comically fraught weekend from three different perspectives, as family and in laws gather at the decaying country home of their bedridden mother; the drink flows, and... See full summary »
I remember roaring with laughter at the London National Theater with Alan Aykbourn's production of "Bedroom Farce" Three bedrooms, one hilarious link. Every day events transformed into one grand theatrical event. The TV production allows us to move without obstacles but, as I remember, were precisely the obstacles that made this production so remarkable on stage. That aside, once you get used to the idea that this is an entirely different medium, one is grateful to have Alan Aykbourn's words in the mouths of such a spectacular cast, so readily available. Joan Hickson, my favorite, in a cast of favorites, utters and delivers my favorite lines: "We're regulars, we go there every year" Stephen Moore's character is the one character that Woody Allen should have included in his gallery but never did. The entire premise acquires a life that it's pure Ayckbourn. I strongly recommend it.
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