See it if You want to see a fantastic play, great writing, great acting. I felt very much involved in the action.
Don't see it if You don't like long plays. Runs 3 hrs (but doesn't feel it)
See it if you want to see a very thoughtful and often challenging play that discusses the political ideas that have proliferated over the last decade.
Don't see it if you don't like long plays, that force you to engage with subject matters you may find uncomfortable. Read more
See it if you enjoy an open, honest, gutting yet funny discussion on politics, particularly austerity and the mistreatment of the disabled community.
Don't see it if you don’t like seeing honest depictions of a harmful, tory government or if you find the discussion on disability and austerity triggering.
See it if One of the best shows I’ve seen. The technical parts of the show are absolutely amazing.
Don't see it if Nothing bad to say
See it if You want to be entertained whilst being educated. If you like theatre that makes you re-think and analyse your pre- conceptions.
Don't see it if You have no idea what to expect of the play. My 17 year old did not enjoy it. You need to be prepared to feel uncomfortable and privileged.
"Director Ian Rickson and the National’s literary department could have done more to finesse the play’s schematic plotting, its often-maudlin dialogue, and its three-hour length."
"This drama may have aimed to cast light on the grim realities of life on the margins, but in the end it came dangerously close to a Twitter rant."
"Within this near-three-hour show there are the makings of an involving and genuinely enlightening play."
"The keynote of the play is emotional complexity and conflicted humanity. And humour."
" 'All of Us' highlights moments that an able-bodied person may never see. ... Prescribe this play as a must-watch for our current government."
"The shows seems to come to a natural end at least twice before it finally finishes and at three hours long it could really do with a trim."
"Some of the play’s jokes and arguments land too squarely on the nose, but it demands we build a society where we can truly see and value one another. Its insistence on radical empathy shines bright."