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Nicholas de Jongh
****Four Stars
Lindsay triumphs.
Osborne’s powerful mix of nostalgia and comedy still proves relevant today.
Robert Lindsay…an irresistible comic turn.
The Entertainer…enthralling and comically captivating

The Guardian
****Four Stars
Brilliant entertainment in a play for our times.
A great play.
Brilliant
Lindsay’s star performance in Sean Holmes fine production.
Lindsay…a triumphant performance.
Pam Ferris is outstanding.
John Normington is extraordinary.

The Times ****Four stars
Sean Holmes’s fine production.
Pam Ferris is extraordinary.

Daily Telegraph
A magical mix of raw anguish and humour
Brilliantly played by Robert Lindsay.
It is impossible to praise Lindsay’s magnificent star performance too highly.
Pam Ferris is unforgettable.

Daily Mail
**** Four Stars
It is highly watchable, historically interesting and well-acted.
Miss Ferris is a revelation
Mr Lindsay is one of our very best actors.
A fine account of a play.

Independent
Robert Lindsay bowls them over.
Pam Ferris is magnificent.

Daily Express
Lindsay’s performance is an utter triumph
The play…resonates with a fierce power.

Front Row
Robert Lindsay “Absolutely terrific”
Pam Ferris “Fantasic”
Emma Cunniffe “Fantastic”

The London Paper
**** Four Stars

WhatsOnStage
*****Five Stars
Wonderful revival.
Lindsay gives the performance of a lifetime.

Financial Times
**** Four Stars
Robert Lindsay ‘Superb’
Sean Holmes fine production.
John Normington is excellent
Pam Ferris is magnificent

Metro
****Four Stars
Sean Holmes beautifully captures the sense of a generation in this sensitive revival.
Pam Ferris is extraordinary.

BBC2, Newsnight Review
Absolutly terrific – Julie Myerson
Robert Lindsay was fantastic – Julie Myerson
An enduring human drama… absorbing – Jonathan Freedland
Pam Ferris was brilliant – Dotun Adebayo
Terrific – John Carey

BBC Radio 4, Saturday Review
A very fine production - Alan Strachan
Pam Ferris… a wonderful performance. Alan Strachan

Mail on Sunday
*****
John Osborne’s remarkable state-of-the-nation play. Inspired… its resonance startles.
Sean Holmes’s intense revival brilliantly captures the spirit of the time.
A virtuoso Robert Lindsay makes the role his own.
John Normington is outstanding
Pam Ferris is exceptional
You won’t find finer acting anywhere on the London stage.

Sunday Times
**** Sean Holmes finely layered production
John Normington… marvellous
Pam Ferris… mesmerising
Vital and real and profound
A coup de théâtre

Independent on Sunday
Sean Holmes’s superb production startlingly reminds you just how fine a modern classic this is.
Robert Lindsay “This is a performance not to be missed”
John Normington is splendid

Time Out
**** Four Stars
Compelling



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