On Bear Ridge
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On Bear Ridge

On Bear Ridge London Reviews and Tickets

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Slow, Excruciating, Overrated, Disappointing

About the Show

Ed Thomas' delicate drama about survival in a post-apocalyptic world starring Rhys Ifans.

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120 Reviews | 12 Followers
Slow, Overrated, Excruciating, Disappointing

See it if you're a fan of Ifans or you don't mind seeing good acting in a disappointing play.

Don't see it if you're in a mood for a slow drama that never really get to its point. Read more

Critic Reviews (5)

The London Evening Standard
October 29th, 2019

Although bolstered by sturdy performances from Rhys Ifans and Rakie Ayola, Ed Thomas’s Welsh play is a cheekily slight post-apocalyptic fantasy.'
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The Telegraph (UK)
October 29th, 2019

Despite committed performances and the magnetism of Ifans, the short evening winds up being as cold, woolly and unmoving as a sheep trapped in a snow-drift.'
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Time Out London
October 29th, 2019

Its cinematic staging creates a gloriously detailed shop-world that’s gradually dismantled...There’s nothing much new about this lament for lost rural identity, but it seeps into you...'
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The Arts Desk
October 29th, 2019

Rhys Ifans's tragicomic masterclass...Despite its rather abstract quality, 'On Bear Ridge' has enormous symbolic resonance.'
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October 29th, 2019

On Bear Ridge is a slow show and at times the unending tranquillity saddles the tragedy. But it's constantly affecting to watch a genealogy, a heritage, gradually perish on the side of an isolated mountain...'
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