Some people have been very kind and said nice things about my work and here are links to them.
“Profoundly honest and at the same time joyfully entertaining” Independent on Sunday
“Figura was a revelation – funny,sharp and on top form.” Robert McCrum – The Observer
“… a rare gift, his photographer’s eye and poet’s ear tell his story with candour, restraint, and perfect detail, showing how art’s restraint and life’s truth can illuminate, uplift and transform.” Gillian Clarke
Fringe Review – 5 Stars Poetry, boring? Think again. Riveting.
Exeunt – 4 Stars ….astonishing.
List – 4 Stars …extraordinary piece of theatre.
What’s On Stage – 4 Stars …… an emotional journey…
Good Reads – 5 Stars …his gift to us, the story of his life.
Whats on the Fringe – 5 Stars …beauty can emerge from tragedy
Culture Vulture – 4 Stars ……. an empathic exploration
The Skinny – 4 Stars ….a tour de force
Kate Fox News ….a landmark & masterclass
Baroque in Hackney …a bravura hour
Kate Fox News ….a milestone for spoken word performances
Kathleen Jones, Author a stunning show
Industry Comments spellbinding, skillfull, challenging………
Audience Comments …the best thing we saw in Edinburgh.
Boring The Arse Off Young People
London Grip- …..as much craft as Figura’s more ambitious and more serious work.
Sphinx- …gives voice to a new generation of middle-aged people who are refusing to grow old gracefully. Fiona Sinclair several big-laugh moments Nick Asbury often exuberant, frequently wryly self-deprecating, and draw plenty of humour from sharp-eyed observation Matt Merritt.
Sphinx ….genuinely tender Kirsten Irving …makes history a personal and authentic encounter. Jennifer Wong Thoroughly recommended Andrew Sclater .
London Grip ….echoes the human condition in its blend of joy and sadness.
riveting Jackie Kay magnificent David Morley, Magma Magazine rivals the novels of Thomas Hardy Derek Adams, Eyewear beautifully-weighted Simon Proctor, Eastern Daily Press lyricism Penelope Shuttle, Ink, Sweat & Tears winner Poetry News Summer 2010 hugely enjoyable Matt Merrit, Polyolbion – Best poetry of 2010 a remarkable book Michael Bartholomew-Biggs, London Grip A tremendous achievement Angela France, Iota Magazine