Critical Opinions

"...astonishes with its haunting imagery, its humour, its drama, its often frightening extremes of physicality... This is total theatre — do anything to get a ticket."

London Evening Standard

"...a work of genius that resonates with relevance to the human condition."
The Scotsman

"It is riven with moments of wild humour, and galvanised both by stunning theatrical coups and stunning performance from its cast."
The Financial Times

"This is a piece that dares to address intense and gruelling areas of our spiritual and emotional life and, immaculately directed and performed as it is, it ranks as one of the richest and unsparing theatrical experiences I've had in a long time."
The Independent

"For courage and mastery, DV8 is unmatched."
The Independent on Sunday


The List, Glasgow/Edinburgh
Dennis O'Toole | 18th June 1992 | preview

City Life, Manchester
Mark Fisher | 15th July 1992 | preview

The Times
Nadine Meisner | 28th July 1992

The Financial Times
Clement Crisp | 31st July 1992

Hampstead & Highgate Express
Keith Watson | 31st July 1992

The Independent
Judith Mackrell | 1st August 1992

The Times
John Percival | 1st August 1992

The Observer
Jann Parry | 2nd August 1992

The Sunday Telegraph
Nicholas Dromgoole | 2nd August 1992

The Sunday Times
Nadine Meisner | 2nd August 1992

The Daily Telegraph
Katherine Sorley Walker | 6th August 1992

The Spectator
Sophie Constanti | 8th August 1992

The Stage
Ann Nugent | 13th August 1992

Keith Watson | August 1992