Almost exactly 15 years since she became a household name in 'Sex And The City', Kim Cattrall is back on the London stage in a new production of 'Sweet Bird Of Youth'.
Tennessee Williams' 1959 play sees Cattrall cast as ageing actress Alexandra Del Lago, who has holed herself up in a hotel room after a disappointing movie role.
The fading star (Del Lago, not Cattrall) has hooked up with local outcast Chance Wayne (Seth Numrich), who is back in his home town years after he fled after giving his childhood sweetheart, Heavenly, a sexually transmitted disease.
Heavenly's father Boss Finley (Owen Roe) is furious when he hears Chance is back in town and vows an excrutiating punishment if he doesn't follow instructions to leave.
This is intense stuff.
After a slow first half, the pace picks up as the characters congregate in the lounge of the Royal Palms hotel where Chase is confronted with a grim ultimatum.
Freed from the confines of the hotel bedroom, Catrall finally gets a chance to shine withRead More »from Sweet Bird Of Youth – Review