From the Evening Gazette,
14 November 1972...
made more of spaghetti eating than most people make of their main
scene, by puzzling how to eat the snaky stuff, getting it in his
hair and suffering sundry other mishaps.
The producton could
not be faulted with dazzling costumes and scenery, fine singing
and very capable acting.
The producer, John Shedwick, did a fine
job to make this an all-action production.
Flighty, flirty Tessa,
played by Tina Bywater, when not with her gondolier husband of a
few minutes, was wrapped in the arms of another gondolier, and so
The cast cope well with a stage which is not large by any
standards, and managed to pack on to it without apparent crowding
for a dance scene which I especially liked. - W.M.T.