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The Cancellation of Crispin Cox – crispincox.com
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The Cancellation of Crispin Cox – crispincox.com

One hour before press night of one-man musical ‘Les Liasions Dangereuses’, we take a look inside the dressing room of Crispin Cox, who has stepped in at the last minute. The original star has been ‘cancelled’ which is why Cox has so kindly taken his place. This fifty-minute performance is actively annoying. It is a series of half telephone conversations in between which Cox puts on enough powder to cake the whole cast of Les Mis twice over. In between calls, the viewer is given a bit of background about the person on the other end of the phone, each time featuring irritatingly repetitive jokes that consistently fall flat. This then leads into a yarn- likely about something that happened ‘a hundred years ago’- before he goes back to rehearsing the same song’s opening bars again, again a...