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ENTERTAINMENT NOW – Best Theatre Award -2023

LUSTRUM AWARD – Unforgettable Festival Shows - 2023


OFFFEST – Nominee 2023



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PRESS ON ‘England & Son’

✭✭✭✭✭ “A brilliant piece of political theatre at its most entertaining, engaging and effective” THE MORNING STAR

✭✭✭✭✭ “A searing one-hander that burns on long after the audience has vacated their seats” FEST MAG

✭✭✭✭✭ “A contemporary parable… passion, physicality, and deep compassion – and the performance sings from it” ENTERTAINMENT NOW

✭✭✭✭✭ “Extraordinarily powerful… a stunning performance” SCOTS GAY

✭✭✭✭✭ “A powerful cinematic journey through ecstatic highs and bone-crushing lows as if on a theatrical flying carpet” EDINBURGH REVIEWS

✭✭✭✭✭ “Veering from funny to ferocious… very humorous and deeply moving. Don’t miss this!” NORTH WEST END UK

✭✭✭✭✭ “Thomas is electrifying… an exceptional work…. England & Son is exactly such a rarity! A ‘must see’” THE RECS

✭✭✭✭ “Funny and ferocious” THE GUARDIAN

✭✭✭✭ “A ferocious script, sharply directed and magnificently delivered” THE TIMES

✭✭✭✭ “Expertly played blistering solo” THE TELEGRAPH

✭✭✭✭ “Tremendous energy and real pathos… a tremendous performance from Mark Thomas” THE STAGE

✭✭✭✭ "Exquisitely crafted... the austere moral intensity of script and performance are never compromised" THE LIST

✭✭✭✭ “Fierce and sharp… profound and moving. A triumph for all concerned” WHAT’S ON STAGE

✭✭✭✭ “Heartbreakingly powerful, sharp and tragic… he remains one of the great performer-storytellers of our time” THE SCOTSMAN

✭✭✭✭ “A devastating one-man show” ED FEST MAG

✭✭✭✭ “A hurricane of charismatic energy, leaving the audience too gripped to leave and too scared to interrupt” BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE

✭✭✭✭ “It certainly hits home with today’s audience… he has the audience in the palm of the hand” BOUQUETS & BRICKBATS 



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