The Boy Friend @ The Lowry
By Philip Radcliffe for Manchester online
CAN it really be half a century since Cheshire-born Sandy Wilson wowed the West End with his top-hole, tongue-in-cheek, tune-filled take on the 1920s?
Well, yes, and this sparkling, 50th anniversary production proves that the classic creation is as fresh, and refreshing, as ever.
It is sheer escapism and pure joy, frolicsome fun on the Riviera, where gay young things attending Mme Dubonnet’s finishing school do the Charleston with polite young men in blazers and white flannels. click for more