Reviews

Wendy & Peter Pan

★★★★★
“sisters are doing it for themselves when it comes to Ella Hickson's cherishable new version of the JM Barrie classic.” 
Evening Standard - read the review in full

“I strongly suggest that this delightful show takes the second star to the right and keeps straight on 'til the West End”
Evening Standard

★★★★
“the RSC's resoundingly successful reinvention of JM Barrie's classic”
Times

“As our heroine, Fiona Button is superb”
Times

“Guy Henry's smooth-talking Hook is deliciously nasty”
Times

★★★★★
“Magical. I laughed, I gasped, I cried. The reworking of the story is masterful” 
Whatsonstage.com - read the review in full

“Fiona Button is entrancing as a strong, determined young Wendy…Sam Swann's sparky Peter…Charlotte Mills makes quite an impression as Tink – a delightfully defiant interpretation”
Whatsonstage.com

“There are two real stars of this show – Hickson's script and Jonathan Munby's production… it has the potential to enthral audiences for many years to come”
Whatsonstage.com

“the magical spectacle of Jonathan Munby's excellent production” 
Guardian - read the review in full

“a family audience seemed to be having a whale of a time”
Guardian

“the production is a constant joy to behold in Colin Richmond's imaginative design”
Guardian

“Fiona Button's Wendy is resolute, perky and courageous”
Guardian

★★★★ 
“a gripping account of a ripping yarn – and anyone who says otherwise should be made to walk the plank” 
Daily Telegraph - read the review in full

“Sam Swann's charismatic, tough-limbed youth”
Daily Telegraph

★★★★
“the RSC's resoundingly successful reinvention of JM Barrie's classic”
Times

“As our heroine, Fiona Button is superb”
Times

“Guy Henry's smooth-talking Hook is deliciously nasty”
Times

★★★★★
"certainly one of the best Christmas shows I've ever seen"
Financial Times - read the review in full

"Clap your hands if you believe? You bet"
Financial Times

★★★★ 
"Jonathan Munby's spectacular production. Highly recommended"
Independent - read the review in full

"Ella Hickson's entrancing feminist reboot of the JM Barrie classic"
Independent

"Wendy, superbly played by Fiona Button…Charlotte Mills's very funny performance…Sam Swann's Peter has right the allure and elusiveness as the eternal boy"
Independent

★★★★
"Wendy puts Peter Pan in his place in a soaring RSC production"
Sunday Times

"Ella Hickson's engaging RSC revision of JM Barrie's classic story"
Sunday Times

"Fiona Button is wonderfully cast as Wendy…Sam Swann's feral, boastful Peter...Guy Henry's fine Hook has a petulant swagger…Tink, triumphantly played by Charlotte Mills. She's glorious"
Sunday Times

★★★★★
“a soar away success” 
Birmingham Mail - read the review in full

Wendy and Peter Pan

adpated from novel by J M Barrie

Royal Shakespeare Theatre
10 Dec 2013 - 2 March 2014

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