Reviews

The Orphan of Zhao.  Photo by Kwame Lestrade.

Five stars
'An outstanding production from the opening note to the final word'
Whatsonstage.com

Four stars
'A superlative production...an extraordinary theatrical event'
Guardian

Four stars
'This gripping, production genuinely deserves its billing as an unseen classic...Joe Dixon is in memorably menacing form'
Daily Telegraph

Four stars
'An emotionally piercing marvel...Graham Turner is beyond praise as the doctor, as are the mothers - Lucy Briggs-Owen as the Zhao Princess and Nia Gwynne as the doctor's wife....James Fenton's adaptation winds with poetic freedom round the ancient core...Songs are set with shivering power by Paul Englishby.'
Times

Four stars
'Moving'
Evening Standard

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