Dark Sublime
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Dark Sublime
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About the Show

Michael Dennis’ lighthearted comedy pays tribute to 1980s British sci-fi television and fandoms.

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Critic Reviews (6)

The Times (UK)
July 1st, 2019

The odd line lands, but without more story to hold its preoccupations together Dark Sublime is about two hours too long. Stick with Galaxy Quest.
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The Stage (UK)
July 1st, 2019

It’s also refreshing to see an emotionally complex relationship between two older women given such prominence, but this overstretched play is at its best when looking at fan culture in an un-cynical way.
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The Guardian (UK)
July 1st, 2019

Sirtis, as Marianne, is genuinely moving as a near-forgotten actor whose star is on the wane...Andrew Keates directs with a palpable sense of mischief and affection.
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The Arts Desk
July 3rd, 2019

sci-fi tribute is less rocket, more Reliant Robin...Navigating the script is a bit like going in a car with a driver who's just passed their test.
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What's On Stage (UK)
July 1st, 2019

Ultimately, Dark Sublime manages to be a both light-hearted and serious foray into the world of fandoms which gleefully unpacks the experience of attraction and rejection.
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Time Out London
July 1st, 2019

It’s a bold play, nevertheless, with many laugh-out-loud moments, and will surely appeal far beyond the expected sci-fi fan base.
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