Reviews

Howard Loxton - British Theatre Guide

Enormously enjoyable, brain stimulating, this is really worth seeing.
0

Camilla Gurtler - A Younger Theatre

Fluid and above all refreshingly dynamic
0

Alexandra Newson - The Upcoming

Big ideas with a lightness of touch
4

Alex Wood - Theatre Bubble

Liberating and intoxicating
4

Michael Coveney - WhatsOnStage

A comedy of linguistics and misunderstanding...brilliant
4

Chris Omaweng - London Theatre1

An astonishing play
5

James Fielding - WhatsOnStage

It should put Simple 8 in the front rank of companies working in this country today.
4

Daisy Bowie-Sell - The Telegraph

A bold and brilliant stage adaptation
4

Siobhan Murphy - Metro UK

A taught and ripping sea yarn... enchanting
4

Paul Taylor - The Independent

This splendid new stage version is a transporting experience.
4

Nathan Brooker - Exeunt Magazine

simple8 has managed to pull off a rather spectacular victory
4

Lauren Mooney - Exeunt Magazine

A brilliant reminder that there are things of which theatre is capable, that film and television cannot replicate
4

Daisy Bowie-Sell - Telegraph

the eight-strong cast move swiftly and seamlessly through the scenes within this slickly directed production
4

Stewart Pringle - Time Out

An irresistibly fun interpretation: a haunted accordion of a show that sways and wheezes with its own demented energy.
4

Harry Key - The New Statesman

A treasure chest of talented actors, impressive musicians and intelligent scripting and directing
0

Andrzej Lukowski - Time Out

a pungently evocative and blackly amusing masterclass in the art of poor theatre.
4

Fiona Mountford - Evening Standard

The techniques of "poor theatre" have rarely been better employed... superb
4

Paul Taylor - Independent

Simple8 specialise in creating theatrical riches on a shoestring
4

Robert Shore - Time Out

A fluid spectacle that poignantly evokes the lasting and universal traumas of war
4

Dominic Cavendish - The Telegraph

Triumph of a teeming classic
0

Paul Taylor - The Independent

Terrific flair… Splendidly involving… committed ensemble work
4

Fiona Mountford - Evening Standard

Three cheers to a brave, young company
4

Jeremy Kingston - The Times

A company possessing the skills, dedication and intelligence to create wonder’
5