News archive for April 2010

Reviews are in for Glenn Chandler's THE CUSTARD BOYS, which premiered at the Tabard Theatre on 10th April and will run until 12th May. The play is an adaptation of John Rae's 1960 novel THE CUSTARD BOYS, which is set in Norfolk during the Second World War. It is Glenn's first directing project.

***** "Like a darker, more grown up version of Just William, adapter/director Glenn Chandler does full justice to the resurrection of this play [...] This production could easily work on a much bigger stage in the West End"  WhatsOnStage

**** “A gem. A touching and often very humorous adaptation with a commendable young cast”  Broadway Baby

**** “The nostalgia feel of an Enid Blyton era full of high japes and tomfoolery but with real guns. The Secret Seven meet war games”  One Stop Arts

**** “Director Glenn Chandler and his team have produced something wonderful here. The play is incredibly well cast. An endearing tale ... we could watch again and again. A must see!”  Boyz Magazine

 “An excellent evening with performances to match ... the pace zipped along throughout”  What’

“The talented ensemble cast excels ... the cast scamper around Cecilia Carey’s boys-own adventure set with terrific invention”  The London Magazine

“A strong story about the wastefulness of war. An entertaining thought-provoking evening. We’re lucky to have it at The Tabard”  Chiswick Online

“A well observed study of class, bigotry and prejudice. The play has a strong heart with a solid beat”  QX Magazine