Tim Luscombe, who directs his own adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Northanger Abbey, at Salisbury Playhouse, has risen to the challenge of staging the play with only eight actors. It is all immensely entertaining.
Catherine’s ‘fancy has trespassed’, declares Henry Tilney. And indeed it has, with far too much Udolpho. But what a delight Tim Luscombe’s slick production is…
Full credit to adaptor and director Tim Luscombe. His giddy, headlong production takes its tone from the heroine’s impatience.