"Particular passages were the white male performer made an alphabetised recount of racial slurs, or where a female performer attempts to put a positive spin on sexual assault, stood out as unseemly highlights." Nick Morlet reviews
Dahl wrote from the perspective of a child made powerless in a world run by adults. The musical adaption weaves together Tim Minchin’s rhythmic wit with the children’s classic to stunning effect. Gabby Loo reviews.
Each reflection on death and family in the second play necessarily ripples through the first, forcing the wild differences in style and tone to yield in the face of more universal considerations. Harry Sanderson reviews.
Unfortunately, the narrative follows standard plot conventions too closely. The script is interesting and engaging, however it may have interacted better with the other elements if it was less constructed and dialogue-driven. Emily Wallis reviews.