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for a previous production "Oruche has an inviting, if slightly nervous energy...Each character comes to life quite vividly, even if they get a little muddled towards the last half hour of the piece. Oruche is a clever performer, but not entirely in control; the piece far too often dips into a casual conversational tone, losing its dynamic tempo...Towards the end it is hard to remember the initial tragic event that prompted the piece, as it is overshadowed by the abundance of detail from Oruche’s career." Full Review
for a previous production "Despite its quite clever setup, Priestley’s play never becomes more than silly fun, and so does not arrive to a meaningful conclusion either...The play itself is quite wordy, and so the actors have very little to do other than talking...The script is very entertaining...It certainly is not a risk-taking play, and Ross’ direction does not seem to discover anything new in it. But if you are after some traditional fun, you will certainly have a good time." Full Review
“The production is extravagant...Nearly everyone gets time to shine with a monologue or a captivating scene...And yet the story remains captivating and clear even remaining relatable to audience members who are not very familiar with the events of The Troubles. The script is deliciously anecdotal, sparkling with humour and it succeeds at painting detailed portraits of well-rounded characters...The ensemble fizzes with chemistry.” Full Review
for a previous production "All Mikel Murfi has to do is walk on stage and the audience is captivated...Every movement has a purpose, and yet his performance never feels artificial or hammy. Not only do these characters come to life with ease, but they are instantly familiar as well...Philosophical without force-feeding any overarching theme or subtext...It is the humour and sweet earnestness that makes the piece not only entertaining, but also thought-provoking." Full Review