Dixon and Daughters
Dixon and Daughters

Dixon and Daughters London Reviews and Tickets

(12 Ratings)
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Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Intense, Relevant

About the Show

Deborah Bruce's drama about family and forgiveness after one of their own is released from prison.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (12)

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164 Reviews | 24 Followers
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You like plays about hard hitting issues with relevance to any time and place as this still happens

Don't see it if N/A

51 Reviews | 1 Follower
Intense, Great acting, Edgy, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like intense performances of clever and thoughtful material.

Don't see it if Themes of abuse, incest, drugs and violence bother you. Read more

562 Reviews | 85 Followers
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if you like shows that are about something.This rings true.Tells the story of lasting impact of sexual abuse.Acting is excellent.

Don't see it if you want something light.This one is meant to have you thinking about families, what goes on next door, the need to talk about issues.

98 Reviews | 3 Followers
Provoking, Absorbing, Clever

See it if If you appreciate thought-provoking theatre & strong female characters, you get the feeling as if you're peering into someone’s living room

Don't see it if If certain subjects tend to trigger you, it might be a good idea to review the topic beforehand, ensuring you're prepared

58 Reviews | 5 Followers
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a unique, new play that will make you think.

Don't see it if You are looking for a light-hearted show.

132 Reviews | 10 Followers
Intense, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You like great acting, it's NT after all. Clever screenplay too

Don't see it if You get repulsed by content around abuse

80 Reviews | 5 Followers
Great acting

See it if You want a family drama

Don't see it if It doesn’t look as deep into the subject matter as it should and feels a little superficial

58 Reviews | 2 Followers
Intense, Profound, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you are looking for a insightful time at the theatre exploring the significant concerns around domestic violence and abuse.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy intense stagings, obvious depictions of sensitive topics or occasional humour injected into an intense family drama. Read more

Critic Reviews (10)

April 26th, 2023

"This play proves to be a strong piece which leaves us wondering what we really know about our friends and neighbours."
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The London Evening Standard
April 26th, 2023

“There’s lots to admire and enjoy here, but the too-neat ending, along some of the comic and dramatic flashpoints along the way, feels unearned.”
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The Guardian (UK)
April 27th, 2023

"The characters are no longer comical and stereotypical but flesh and blood women, doing all they can to survive."
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The Telegraph (UK)
April 26th, 2023

"This is a well-researched and well-played piece of work, developed pre-pandemic but rendered bleakly topical by the revelations about what went on during lockdown in too many homes."
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The Times (UK)
April 26th, 2023

"The director Róisín McBrinn struggles to establish a consistent tone, and the use of sinister noise effects seems to be trying to compensate for the lack of genuine dramatic tension."
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April 27th, 2023

"The honesty of both writing and performances shines through, making the play an involving examination of exactly why women continue to suffer in silence, in homes where they should feel safe."
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London Theatre
April 26th, 2023

“There’s nothing genteel or polite about a play that parades its pain for all to see, and you leave the auditorium aware that the world outside may be dangerous but that often the greatest damage begins at home.”
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The Stage (UK)
April 26th, 2023

"The plot can sometimes feel overstuffed, Bruce’s keenly observed dialogue remains vivid and raw, lifted by moments of grim humour."
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