See it if you like one-person plays, memoirs, and simple but engagine storytelling.
Don't see it if you have a problem with alcoholism and abuse of minors being discussed. Read more
See it if You want to see a great actor live onstage, recounting his life story through poetic storytelling. Must-see if you're a fan of his work.
Don't see it if The topics of alcoholism or abuse of minors are triggering for you. Byrne also used an autocue for prompts which was distracting at times. Read more
See it if Charismatic narrator
Don't see it if No real revelations
"Byrne reveals himself as a writer with an eye for detail and the soul of a poet – and as an actor of considerable power and finesse. It's an understated night of theatre, but a rich one."
"an exceptional piece of storytelling told through a tour-de-force performance"
"It deserves to be: for all its ease of presentation, and very personal reflection on one actor’s life, it more than earns its place on the big stage, and lingers on, provoking thoughts and feelings long after the curtain drops."
"He’s shown a West End audience what we’ve been missing, a performer who can mix the light and the dark, the comic and searingly dramatic, with enormous skill, charisma and grace."