The Madness of George III Reviews Round Up

Wednesday 7th November 2018

★★★★★ by George, Mark Gatiss has got it!

The Telegraph

★★★★ This is the stand-out production of the director Adam Penford’s inaugural season

The Times

★★★★ Gatiss and Adrian Scarborough are electric together in a technically striking outing for Alan Bennett’s modern classic

The Guardian

★★★★ In Mark Gatiss, Debra Gillett and Adrian Scarborough, the production has three cracking stars… the evening does regional theatre proud

The Daily Mail

★★★★ Gatiss makes the most of it

The Metro

★★★★ Gatiss brings star power to the production

The Sunday Times

★★★★ Mark Gatiss is sensational

The Observer

★★★★ Mark Gatiss is a fine choice for the title role

The Mail on Sunday

★★★★ Mark Gatiss relishes the role of the ailing king in Nottingham Playhouse’s lavish production

The Stage

★★★★ Gatiss navigates this circle so skilfully it is mesmerising to watch

What’s On Stage

★★★★ Penford has pulled it off splendidly, rounding off a very impressive first year with a considerable flourish

The Reviews Hub

It’s a splendidly produced, impeccably directed, and beautifully performed revival of a modern classic

Exeunt Magazine

This is theatrical gold

British Theatre Guide

Penford’s production is a lush and pertinent celebration of Bennett at his best

Not Exactly Billington

★★★★★ Mark Gatiss deserves all the praise for his role as King George III

Arts Hub

Mark Gatiss, as the King himself, is a masterly piece of observation

Nottingham Post

One of the most talked-about plays in UK theatre right now

Left Lion

★★★★★ the theatrical highlight for Nottingham Playhouse in a year of production excellence

East Midlands Theatre

This was one snappy show

Kev Castle Theatre Reviews

The Madness of George III is a sumptuous and illustrious event for the city

Nottingham Confidential

★★★★★ a sublime performance

What’s Good To Do

an exquisite piece of theatre

Impact Magazine

a true rollercoaster of emotion

Her Campus

What the audience thought