‘One false move and we’ll have a farce on our hands’.
When rich merchant Herr Zangler jaunts off to Vienna to woo his new mistress, his beautiful young ward elopes with her penniless suitor and his two assistants decide that this is their last chance for a big adventure and go on ‘the razzle’. Where are they all headed? To the same place, of course – in haste, in heat and in cognito.
Described by The Telegraph as ‘an unremitting firework display of puns, crossword puzzle tricks and sly sexual innuendos,’ Tom Stoppard’s On the Razzle is a wonderful night of fabulous farce. See this year’s freshest dramatic talent take on a muddle of mistaken identities, slapstick and romantic shenanigans in one of the funniest scripts ever written.