Regeneration

Reviews

Regeneration premiered on 2 September 2014 (previews from 29 August) at Royal & Derngate, Northampton, where it continues until 20 September 2014. It then tours to York, Edinburgh, Bradford, Nottingham, Cheltenham, Richmond, Wolverhampton, Darlington and Blackpool where it concludes on 29 November.

 

National Reviews

 

★★★★★
The Independent

superb … terrific
Gutting and unmissable

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★★★★
The Guardian

Nicholas Wright’s deeply moving play stays true to Barker’s vision
Stephen Boxer … perfection
humane and enriching play

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★★★★
The Times

.. sometimes shocking; it is also tender and grimly funny
Simon Godwin’s production gently breaks your heart
Godwin’s fluid staging feels like a surreal, disturbing dream. It’s one that won’t be easy to forget
Boxer beautifully conveys Rivers’s repressed turmoil

 

Daily Telegraph

 .. poignant
Jack Monahan .. a performance to treasure

 

The Sunday Times

powerfully performed
Regeneration is a brilliant and complex portrayal of the trauma of war
deeply moving and compelling

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★★★★
Daily Mail

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★★★★
Daily Express

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★★★★
Financial Times

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Standpoint Article by Anne McElvoy

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Regional Reviews

 

Northampton

Northampton Herald and Post

There are no weak performances in a very elegantly staged production
intelligent and interesting drama
Jack Monaghan is energetic and eyecatching in the role

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York

The Press

It is theatre of the highest quality, so astutely and movingly written by Wright
...a uniformly superb cast

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Edinburgh

★★★
The Scotsman

The acting is impeccable

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Young Perspective

a powerful visual and aural piece of theatre

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★★★
Edinburgh 49

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★★★
All Edinburgh Theatre

utterly human

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The Public Reviews

the play’s reflections on today’s world are stark and profound

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Bradford

Telegraph and Argus

Director Simon Godwin has delivered a memorable piece of theatre 

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Nottingham

Nottingham Post

there are many heart wrenching moments

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Newark Advertiser

a real eye-opener

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★★★★
Impact

a gripping play

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It's Much More

Harrowing and brilliant

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Cheltenham

Gloucestershire Echo

Every performance strikes just the right note

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Stage Talk Magazine

a beautifully presented production

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Richmond

UK Theatre Network

Simon Goodwin's production is exciting and thought-provoking and features a superb cast.

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Bargain Theatre Land

an engaging piece of drama

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Mature Times

Simon Godwin directs a fine cast

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