Reviews

Wolf Hall

★★★★★
'Exhilarating...Ben Miles is superlative'
Independent - read the full review here

★★★★★
'Gripping yet darkly funny'
Times

'Mike Poulton's deft adaptation and Jeremy Herrin's fast, fluid production'
Times

'Ben Miles…perfectly judged performance'
Times

'John Ramm excels as the cheerful, pedantic and doomed Thomas More'
Times

★★★★
'Historical drama of the highest calibre'
Daily Express - read the full review here

★★★★
'splendidly entertaining and at times deeply touching'
Daily Telegraph - read the full review here

'Jeremy Herrin's fleet staging, with gorgeous costumes and a raft of strong supporting performances grips'
Daily Telegraph

'Nathaniel Parker captures Henry VIII's disconcerting mixture of magnificence and petulance, Paul Jesson is a memorable, witty Wolsey'
Daily Telegraph

★★★★
'Exhilarating experience...Ben Miles brilliantly conveys the watchful intelligence, the inner grief, the implacable isolation'
Guardian - read the full review here

'Mike Poulton has done an outstanding job'
Guardian

'Christopher Oram's design, Stephen Warbeck's music and Paule Constable's lighting concept…are also beyond praise'
Guardian

★★★★
'Lydia Leonard's intriguingly volatile Anne'
Evening Standard - read the full review here

★★★★
'Superb!...Ben Miles is perfectly cast as Cromwell'
Daily Mail -read the full review here

'Nicholas Day is particularly good as…the Duke of Norfolk'
Daily Mail

★★★★
'These are hot tickets...Mike Poulton's adaptations are masterly'
Financial Times - read the full review here

★★★★
'Lydia Leonard's Anne Boleyn...is whip-sharp and lethal'
Observer - read the full review here

★★★★
'Mike Poulton's script brings the intrigues and political machinations to the stage with clarity, wit and plenty of very welcome humour'
Whatsonstage.com  - read the full review here

'a tour-de-force for Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell…a very watchable and engaging performance'
Whatsonstage.com

'Paul Jesson's Wolsey is a wonderful creation'
Whatsonstage.com

Aldwych Theatre
1 May – 4 October 2014

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