22 June- An insightful and intuitive review by Alex Stewart of The Set Pieces.
15 June- The Daily Express 4 Star review of The Red Lion: ” Marber is rewarded by a trio of superb performances.”
13 June – About Time Magazine review of the The Red Lion: Daniel Mays “…is utterly beguiling”
12 June- The Independent has a fantastic review for The Red Lion.
11 June – The Guardian 4 Star review: “Daniel Mays as Kidd has the manic energy of a man on the edge of desperation and suggests that, even inside this self-seeking chancer, lurks an instinct for the game.”
– Time Out Theatre 4 Star review: “Club manager Kidd, played by the eternally wonderful Danny Mays, is an archetypal wheeler dealer.”
-The Evening Standard 4 Star review: “Mays is thrillingly volatile.”
– Financial Times 4 Star review (login may be needed) – The Exeunt 5 Star review: “it’s a veritable symphony.”
– The Upcoming 5 Star review: “Daniel Mays gives a sensationally polished performance as Jimmy Kidd. Full of energy, emotion, hysteria and yet so controlled, Mays is a deeply affecting and immensely entertaining actor to watch in this spectacular production.”
– MetroUK 4 Star review: ‘Gripping. Punchy. Makes the game beautiful again.’
10 June -The Telegraph 4 Star review. “Mays is on hypnotic form as the strutting, spiv-like Kidd.”
-What’s On Stage 4 Star review. “Mays is masterful.”
-The Stage review: “Patrick Marber’s slow-burning ode to football and what it means to those who love it.”
-The Arts Desk review: “This is a study of men and masculinity, of belonging, and of the emotional pull of sport for some”