Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Published 5 years and 6 months ago on The Stage UK

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne: In his bedroom, Brick (Charles Aitken) is drinking and drinking, waiting for the "click" in his head that makes him feel peaceful. "It's a mechanical thing," he explains, taking another trip to the liquor cabinet. Tensions are running high in the auditorium too. Big Daddy actor Daragh O'Malley was taken ill late in the afternoon and director James Dacre takes his place, script in hand. He holds it together, but of course we feel his discomfort.

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