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Though the work starts off a little slowly, straining for laughs, it quickly develops into a compelling study of inherited shame and self-hatred, the legacy of a 1980s childhood beset by bullying and homophobia. Full Review
for a previous production "A clever and discomforting exploration of consumption – compulsive and conscious – in late stage capitalism...It also contains an immaculate coup de theatre, in which layers of illusion are built up and pared back before a big reveal...What appears at first to be an insensitive, albeit entertaining, parody of therapy and addiction becomes something richer as levels of distortion and audience expectations are subtly managed." Full Review
for a previous production "An hour of ebullient escapism. At its best it moves beyond slick acrobatic entertainment and becomes a study in physical (and mental) harmony. The production – which comes to Underbelly via a run at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe – is a success story through and through...This is a show to be roundly applauded and admired." Full Review