Kissing Frogs, Landor Theatre, London ★★


Reviewed for The Reviews Hub:

Jess is approaching 30, and single. Very single. And although she’s not been unsuccessful in having drunken, one-night encounters, now she’s on the lookout for a boyfriend.

So begins Sophie Osborne’s self-penned monologue about modern life as a single girl. And so we have the speed dating scene, the disgust with men’s online dating profiles scene, the crying at home in a onesie scene, and so on. The biggest problem with Osborne’s play is that it treads a very well-worn path. And while that’s not necessarily a problem of itself, it does require some inventiveness to ensure that the work remains interesting and with something original to say…

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