The script covers a multitude of problems facing people today. They are well blended into the story and delivered by the top rate cast with humour and a few genuine tears from Nicholas and Eddie. Dean gave a horrendously convincing performance, brilliant.

The Keys to the Animal Room

The pace, the chemistry the subtle showing of emotions left everyone stunned. It certainly wasn’t an easy ‘watch’, and at times it was difficult not to rush onto the stage and protect poor Julie or to attack her diabolical husband. With such a drama, the silence at the end before the applause is a guide to success, but when the whole audience sit in total silence for minutes after a play finishes – that is a triumphant success.