Sunday, September 20, 2015

The Sum Of Us...

Last night, friends and I went to see Australian writer David Stevens' much-loved The Sum Of Us at Above The Stag in Vauxhall. It's a comic drama followed Harry (Stephen Connery-Brown), a straight single widower and his gay 24-year-old son Jeff (Tim McFarland) as they both searching for 'the one'.

The play was hilarious yet very touching. The central relationship at its core was a joy to watch, full of familial intimacy and back-and-forth banter. For a play that revelled in the domestic, there's also an element of fantasy to be had. For so many gay men including myself, the boundariless bond between Harry and Jeff seems unimaginable!


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