Single Spies


By Alan Bennett


Rose Theatre, Kingston


Designer:         Francis O’Connor

Lighting Designer :                    Paul Pyant

Sound Designer :                        Mic Pool

Composer :                Simon Slater


Cast:  Alex Blake,  Dario Coates, Thomas Coombes, Alex Hanson, Steven Matthews, Michael Pennington, HelenSchlesinger





Both are rich in personality and Sarah Esdaile’s production features terrifically nuanced, charismatic performances…Esdaile handles all the delicate detail with painterly precision and from Pennington and Hanson she draws a pair of miniature masterpieces.

The Times ****


Both plays emerge as enchanting, rich and witty in Sarah Esdaile’s excellently directed productions. And each leaves the same question, unlikely ever to be answered, hanging in the air: why did these two men, who had everything, risk it all?

Time Out **** critic’s choice