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for a previous production "Murfi’s one-man play is surely the first drama ever to bring to the stage a pitch-perfect representation of a dying turkey...It is a work of great charm and affection for rural Ireland and its people, performed with astonishing versatility by Murfi, who has the burly physique of a farmer, but embodies everything from a bee to Kitsey Rainey - the ferocious football coach with a heart of marshmallow - with a supple energy that is entirely captivating." Full Review
for a previous production "In 80 minutes of intense emotional compression, the pair’s relationship moves from a cautious duel of interrogation and revelation to a difficult intimacy, in which pity and horror are mingled with a quality that can only be described as grace...In Jonathan Munby’s elegantly spare production, the actors approach the moral and emotional complexities of Wright’s script with a grave restraint that becomes more agonisingly taut with each new revelation." Full Review
for a previous production "The control and detail of the performances are equally breathtaking...They are supported by an outstanding cast, and the tireless stagehands, who got a well deserved curtain call of their own. The adaptation, on the winsome side of cute, has its longueurs, and if you’re a cat-hater with a preference for a clear narrative line, this isn’t the play for you. But anyone else will find it hard to resist the tender playfulness of this beguiling production." Full Review