When Barrymore Was The King of Summer

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~ by Stuart on February 8, 2023.

One Response to “When Barrymore Was The King of Summer”

  1. The other day I was reading the reviews of the disgraced funnyman’s big West End 2003 comeback show (which closed after four performances). Charles Spencer of the Telegraph crafted the most impressive opening line:

    “LIVE! On stage” proclaim the posters for Michael Barrymore’s attempted comeback in the West End, which certainly seems preferable to being, say, “DEAD! In a swimming pool”. But, after almost two hours of this terrible show, one of the most mortifyingly embarrassing I have ever witnessed, even that judgement begins to look suspect.

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