Peter Joucla's surprisingly clear-eyed adaptation cuts to the heart of Fitzgerald's text while preserving a very decent amount of it. 4 stars --Evening Standard
Evoking all the glamour and atmosphere of the roaring twenties, Wilton's brings Gatsby to glorious, all-singing, all-dancing life (jazz hands optional). A must-see. --welovethisbook
'an unashamed nostalgia party for a world we never knew' --Telegraph
About the Author
Peter Joucla studied performing Arts at Middlesex University in London. He founded Tour De Force Theatre in 1996. As Artistic Director of the company, he has directed over forty English and French language productions, including the Ghosts of Poe, Huis Clos, L'Etranger, Pygmalion, Lacombe Lucien, 1984, An Inspector Calls and Le Petit Prince. Before setting up Tour De Force, Peter was a teacher and lecturer of music and theatre in colleges in England and Holland. He worked as musical director for Trestle Theatre Company and sang in a successful a cappella quartet known as 'The Dorian Blues.' He has directed a number of productions at the Edinburgh Festival and set up a youth theatre in Bedfordshire. In addition to his work as director, musical director and lecturer, Peter is a published writer and has produced a wide variety of stage works for young people.