Global production reviews from The New Yorker, Independent on Sunday, Telegraph, Sunday Times, Times, The Guardian, Financial Times, Independent.
Independent on Sunday:
‘This is a bleak portrait of washed-up, paralysed lives but it´s also shot through with humour, generosity and hop ….young director James Kerr takes his time with great assurance, letting desultory silences seep in and nurturing terrific naturalistic performances´.
‘In James Kerr´s production, set in a down-at-heel Belfast boozer, the very air smells of stale beer and old cigarettes, and the squalid carpet alone is a masterpiece of authentically detailed naturalism.
‘The play is both dramatically plausible and surprisingly funny. James Kerr´s production boasts a string of fine performances.
The characters emerge into the stale air with a dreadful spontaneity. The acting, too, has a terrible precision.
The acting in James Kerr´s cast is strong enough to ensure that, even when the plot meanders, the characters hold the attention.