by Tom Stoppard from an original play by Ferenc Molnar
14-18 June 2016
Whitehall farce meets Flying Down to Rio by way of Cole Porter's Anything Goes in this stylish European '30s comedy.
Set on board an ocean liner, 'Rough Crossing' follows two playwrights trying to get a show together during the crossing, and their frantic attempts to preserve (with the assistance of an unorthodox and all-knowing cabin steward) the relationship of their composer and his love, their leading lady, despite the interference of a lothario actor. 'Rough Crossing' is brimful of Tom Stoppard's trademark rapier wit and wordplay.