It’s always a pleasure to visit the Manor Gardens on a summer’s evening and it’s even better if you get to watch a comedy.
Debut director Helen Pierce presented Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. It is a farce about two sets of identical twins, separated at birth, who end up in the same city, dressed the same and unaware of each other. Cue multiple mistaken identities and misunderstandings.
Played without a set and in colourful costumes, this traditional production, raised laughs from an enthusiastic audience.
Jack Pierce, in his first performance, was very promising as the bemused goldsmith. Amongst a solid cast, there were great moments from Nathan Ackerley and John Brown as twin servants. Stewart Miller played a wonderful, wide-eyed A