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Theatre

Pure, heavenly escapism: The Unfriend, at the Criterion Theatre, reviewed

28 January 2023

9:00 AM

28 January 2023

9:00 AM

The Unfriend

Criterion Theatre, until 16 April

Allegiance

Charing Cross Theatre, until 8 April

The Unfriend is a smart new family comedy which opens on the sunlit deck of a cruise ship. Peter and Debbie, a boring middle-class couple, are introduced to a clingy American tourist, Elsa, who worms her way into their affections. Before they know it, they’ve agreed to let her visit them at home after the cruise.

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