A dining room full of pompous, uppity characters go round and round, slugging down wine and spitting out snobbery.
Mark Haddon has done well in examining human disorders, but his technique is complicated when brought to the stage.
The 60s musical comes to London with a full transplant of the Broadway cast.
A play that had an electric charge of controversy a hundred years ago now feels like an only slightly newer version of an old thing.
If you lived in Britain during the 1970s, you might be reminded of the bad television at the time while watching this one.
As preposterous as the plot may be, Phantom's sequel at least has some good music to recommend it..
Rupert Goold injects thrilling new element into the classic play, giving it fresh, new life.