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A Clockwork Orange

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★★★★ Evening Standard 

'Imaginative & striking... It sizzles with energy.' 

 

★★★★ The Independent

‘Martin McCreadie is charismatic, muscular and infinitely watchable’ 

 

★★★★ The Telegraph

‘Machismo and muscle-bound charisma’ 

 

★★★★ Metro 

‘Homoeroticism drips from every pore of the scantily clad cast as their testosterone-fuelled horror show knocks us for six’ 

 

★★★★★ Daily Star 

'Funny, disturbing, frightening and thrillying ... a masterpiece' 

 

★★★★ Time Out London  

'Martin McCreadie makes a vigorous, handsome and charismatic Alex... mad, bad and dangerous.' 

 

★★★★ Time Out Hong Kong

'Exhilarating, testosterone-filled melting ... Action to the Word’s horror show hits with a powerful tolchoking' 

 

★★★★ The Scotsman 

'The all-male cast sets it apart and the dynamic it creates is one of macho dominance' 

 

★★★★★ WhatsOnStage

'An outstanding all-male ensemble. The pure physicality and energy is astonishing. This is a show that everyone should experience.' 

 

★★★★★ The Age

'The stage is empty but for props, and neither Spencer-Jones's choice of thumping incidental music – including Alex's beloved Beethoven – nor James Baggaley's superb lighting dilute the focus on these riveting performances in a production begging to be seen a second time.' 

 

★★★★★ Sydney Morning Herald

'Echoes of Steven Berkoff's work rebound from the production's stylisation, choreographed action and mimed violence (with its consequent authentic venom).' 

 

★★★★★ Canberra Times

'This stunning production by Britain's Action To The Word company dispenses with Burgess's music, but otherwise stays true to a text that hugs the novel's intent' 

 

★★★★★ The Public Reviews

‘A definite must see – truly outstanding’ 

 

★★★★★ Broadway Baby

‘Completely captivating’ 

 

★★★★★ A Younger Theatre

‘They are a thunderous force of nature. I have to see this gorgeous, furious show again’ 

 

★★★★★ Quotidian Times

‘Action To The Word company return and manage to create another high octane, tension addled and sexy’ 

 

★★★★★ Three Weeks

‘Electric, thought-provoking and thrilling. An amazing performance that does the classic novel proud’ 

 

★★★★★ Fringe Guru  

‘Fixating, appalling and gorgeous’ 

 

★★★★★ Fringe Review 

‘Literally breathtaking. Raw, aggressive and jaw-dropping – theatre at it’s most physically powerful’ 

 

★★★★ Scotsgay

‘A visceral, violent, sexual, steamroller of a production’