Branagh rises to the occasion with a performance that is never less than thoroughly arresting. [Four out of five stars.]
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Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborneʼs modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as Archie Rice in the final production of the Plays at the Garrick season.
Genre: Culture Vulture, Theater
Runtime: 180 min
Director: Rob Ashford
Writer(s): John Osbourne
Cast: Crispin Letts, Gawn Grainger, Greta Scacchi, Jonah Hauer-King, Kate Tydman, Kenneth Branagh, Lauren Alexandra, Phil Dunster, Pip Jordan, Sohie McShera, Yasmin Harrison