Holes Reviews Round-Up

Monday 9th April 2018

“Like the novel, Penford’s production gets the balance between gritty realism and wild fantasy just right” ★★★★

The Guardian

“It’s a show that grows in pace, wit and emotional resonance the longer it goes on; you’ll leave smiling” ★★★★

The Times

“A fast-paced and inventive family show that works on every level” ★★★★

The Stage

“This delightfully magical stage adaptation… entertains the whole family in spades” ★★★★½

East Midlands Theatre

“Adam Penford here significantly raises the bar with this unendingly inventive and entertaining adaptation” ★★★★½

The Reviews Hub

“storytelling at its absolute best”, “An absolute must see” ★★★★★

What’s Good To Do

“A feel-good play that actually does make you feel good”

Nottingham Post

“beautifully crafted piece of theatre”

Kev Castle Theatre Reviews

“After a laidback first half, Holes really comes to life in a thrilling adventure which eventually does appeal to all ages”

British Theatre Guide

“Digging down: this family-friendly adaptation of Louis Sachar’s novel isn’t afraid of asking big questions”

Exeunt Magazine

“Penford’s direction pulls out all the stops”

Theatre World Internet Magazine

“what I liked most about this production is its preservation of the text as a drama”

Always Time for Theatre

What the Audience Thought