The year's stage disappointments.
COOPED This crass attempt to lure the Benny Hill crowd to the World Stage Series gave us sexpot secretaries, bad Nazi jokes and an ongoing fart gag.
DENNIS CLEVELAND TRILOGY Performance artist? Post-modern media guru? Musical Nostradamus? How about just plain boring.
THE ECO SHOW A fascinating idea linking the delicate balance in a family with that between humankind and our planet failed to fly because of an inscrutable, inactive central character.
THE LAST DAYS OF GRACELAND Franca Miraglia's maudlin look at two bruised souls seeking redemption at Elvis's mansion wasted a decent cast - and our time.
WILD DOGS Despite some good performances, this adaptation of Helen Humphreys's novel made for a two-dimensional, stolid piece of theatre, its lyricism dispelled and its drama heavy-handed.