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They decided to "knock through" and found an ancient newspaper stuffed in the wall. The show arrives at the Royal Court this week after a five-week tour.
Adamsdale has appeared at the theatre once before, on his Jackson's Way revival tour in 2011.
It has led him down a peculiar path over the years. But I just like getting in amongst it, doing what seems exciting."He was born in Barnes and while still at Eton, he formed a theatre company, Double Edge, to take shows up to the Edinburgh Fringe, with friends Charlie Wood (now co-director of Underbelly), Oliver Dimsdale (co-artistic director of Filter) and Stephen Brown (playwright).
But one thing they now want at the Royal Court is stuff that is a bit irreverent with the form."He describes his approach as being "like a kid, playing" and is most interested in the "mesh" where comedy and theatre meet.
Is The Victorian his most autobiographical piece yet? It's not really possible to answer which bits are autobiographical and which aren't." Let's just say, there are some parallels.
Adamsdale, 39, a "lazy writer" (his words), bought his first house a couple of years ago, and moved in to it with his then girlfriend, now wife, Maisie.
"On my first day, I was late, wandering around Oxford trying to buy a leotard. ' But drama school taught me that you need to be on time.
And that it's a very serious thing to be in plays." From there he spent five years in the theatre, playing "non-poshos" as often as he could.
So then you have to rejig them."Adamsdale – polite, diffident, lightly harried – worries about these things. His heroes, 21st-century descendants of those of Ionesco, Kafka and Gogol, embody the futility of Modern Man.