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The Guardian didn’t much like Noel Coward’s Relative Values – but you will

Plus: a play about paedo-paranoia that implodes under the weight of its internal contradictions

3 May 2014

9:00 AM

3 May 2014

9:00 AM

Relative Values

Harold Pinter, booking until 21 June

Archimedes’ Principle

Park, until 11 May

Cripes. How did I get that one wrong? A few issues back I blithely predicted that Harry Hill’s musical I Can’t Sing would run for three years. It closes this month, so I’m a little reluctant to praise another glittering comedy, Relative Values by Noël Coward, which, like Hill’s stricken satire, has received a few snubs from the critics.

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