A round-up of press interviews with the cast and creators of The Unfriend – Steven Moffat’s hilarious new comedy playing at the Criterion Theatre in London.
Directed by Mark Gatiss (The League of Gentleman, Sherlock), and written by Sherlock and Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat, the comedy stars stars Reece Shearsmith (Inside No.9), Amanda Abbington (Sherlock) and Frances Barber (Silk).
The Unfriend is playing at the Criterion Theatre until 16 April 2023.
The award-winning TV writer and co-creator of Sherlock is turning to theatre with The Unfriend — and wants to make us laugh
The writer lets us into his cultural life
The Sherlock actress and her partner Jonathan Goodwin, a former stunt performer, on his life-changing accident
The actress is appearing in Stephen Moffat’s first play, a deliciously wicked look at why politeness isn’t always the best policy
As well as creating and starring in some of TV’s most deliciously dark and daring comedies, the League of Gentlemen’s Reece Shearsmith has established himself in the West End. As hit comedy The Unfriend prepares to move to London’s Criterion Theatre, the actor talks to Natasha Tripney about his successes, his Shakespearean ambitions and returning to theatre