“Marilyn Imrie’s production is stark and elegant, employing simple-yet-effective techniques, including billowing sheets to represent waves and beautiful choral singing from the cast, accompanied by Brian James O’Sullivan, who plays various traditional instruments.”
“Elegant use is made of music by Pippa Murphy, and not only are the sturdy wooden structures of Claire Halleran’s set used to evoke both the Castle Rock and shipboard life, sparing but effective use is made of the space in St Mark’s – itself, of course, in the shadow of the Rock.”
“The Laidlaws will stay in my memory for a long time. Stellar Quines give a truly stellar performance, and the audience gave them loud and prolonged applause. This is another sell-out show, so hurry and get a ticket if you possibly can.”
This stellar piece of theatre is outstanding and entirely captivating, and should be right at the top of everybody’s list.
Stellar Quines have produced a thought-provoking study of action, consequence and the foibles of human behaviour.
Maureen Beattie gives an inspired performance which embraces both the sensitive and dramatic contents of the play and at times the comic mundanity of everyday life.