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Alone It Stands
Played 5th - 16th April, 2005
Written & Directed by John Breen
Produced by Chae Lian & Richard Harding Gardner
Staged at The Actors Studio @ Bangsar Shopping Centre
 
Alone It Stands Gardner & Wife's third West End show, ALONE IT STANDS, marked another co-production with the Embassy of Ireland. Presented by Malaysia Airlines, this rugby comedy received a standing ovation at the Irish Ambassador’s Gala and a very enthusiastic response during the two weeks it performed at The Actors Studio @ Bangsar Shopping Centre. As well as directing the play, award-winning writer-director John Breen also conducted a Q&A for a school audience in the first week.
 
CAST
Aaron Monaghan
Paul McGlinchey
Darren McHugh
Patrick Ryan
Ryan O'Connor
Karen Scully
 
CREW
For Lane Productions
Stage Manager – Ailbhe Brennan
Lighting Designer – Des Kenny

For Gardner & Wife Theatre
Production Manager – Bebe Chan
Lighting Operator – Ee Chee Wei
 
REVIEWS
The Star10/04/2005 The Star by Sharon Bakar
WHEN DAVID DEFEATED GOLIATH
One of the joys of this play is the consummate skill and speed with which the cast switch seamlessly from one role to another… choreography of the play is quite stunning… the actors capture the poetry of the pitch… pace never falters… light-hearted and engaging… audience gave the cast a standing ovation + more

The Malay Mail12/04/2005 The Malay Mail by Amir Hafizi
THROUGH IRISH EYES
downright hilarious… game on the field is presented quite well to capture the energy, passion and grit + more

New Straits Times14/04/2005 New Straits Times by Gerald Chuah
WHEN DAVID BEAT GOLIATH
witty and fun… one could feel the celebratory spirit in the air + more