Full of hope and magic – very charming.
LondonTheatre1 on The Blue Bird

Filled with high energy, encounters and wonders – as a show for children it is engaging, inventive, sweet and fresh.
A Younger Theatre on The Blue Bird

St John Ervine’s powerful 1915 classic, now receiving its first English revival since 1920 in Emma Faulkner’s strongly cast, atmospheric production.”
Paul Taylor, The Independent on John Ferguson

“This production suggests that 19th century-style melodrama can still carry power if played with full faith in the genre and the emotional reality.”
Gerald Berkowitz, The Stage on John Ferguson

“A powerful portrait of the strengths and weaknesses of an iron faith ….There is something of real substance in a play that shows how, in a religious culture, biblical texts can be used either to vindicate or deplore acts of class revenge.”
Michael Billington, The Guardian on John Ferguson

“The Finborough regularly stages Irish plays and this is one of the best…Emma Faulkner’s production has an authentic documentary feel and is totally involving. What the West End needs is a small theatre to which fringe productions of this calibre can transfer.”
British Theatre Guide on Over the Bridge

“A powerful play with a strong and timely message.”
Carolin Kopplin, UK Theatre Network on Over the Bridge

“Through Creswell’s memories we see the bigger picture: the consequences of gentrification, the increasing individualism in society and how our lives are shaped by the places we live in. A beautiful and charming piece of theatre”
Everything Theatre on The Air Around Us

A true local triumph that could not have been been better executed – a play made by locals, with the locals, for locals.
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March 2015: Press release – Lightbox Theatre secures Heritage Lottery funding for Battersea Odyssey
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March 2015: Battersea Odyssey, in Battersea Matters, the newsletter of the Battersea Society
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