Day: October 31, 2016


Noises Off is a play by the English playwright Michael Frayn. The idea for it came in 1970, when Frayn was watching from the wings a performance of The Two of Us, a farce that he had written for Lynn Redgrave. He said, “It was funnier from behind than in front, and I thought that one day I must write a farce from behind.” The prototype, a short-lived one-act play called

Read More

The case of the Dubious Double

Perry Mason is a fictional character, a criminal defense lawyer who is the main character in works written by Erle Stanley Gardner. Perry Mason is featured in more than 80 novels and short stories, most of which involve a client’s murder trial.

Read More

First Light

When play got under way in the Yeh Online Bridge World Cup the sun was still below the horizon. It did not take long for the interesting deals to start to appear:

Read More