The stars are rolling in for Chris Urch’s powerful Bruntwood-winning play 

 

★★★★★

TimeOut

★★★★

WhatsOnStage

★★★★

The Evening Standard

★★★★

Independent

★★★★

The Guardian

 

OSule Rimi as Joe in THE ROLLING STONE by Chris Urch Royal Exchange Theatre until 1 May. Photo - Jonathan Keenanur co-production of The Rolling Stone, Chris Urch’s 2013 Bruntwood-winning play with the The Orange Tree in Richmond, has opened to fantastic critical acclaim.

First seen at the Exchange in 2015 the show was an instant hit with audiences and critics alike and this stunning production has done it once again.

Five stars and ‘A proper stunner’ said London’s TimeOut critic ‘The Rolling Stone is packed with lines that sing, slaps that sting and scenes that will break your heart.’

And WhatsonStage have singled out ‘Chris Urch as ‘already becoming one of British theatre's major talents.’ 

The Evening Standard describe Urch’s play as a ‘Scorching portrayal of love and persecution'

Paul Taylor of The Independent comments ‘this a play of insight, wit, stealthily mounting dread’ 

And ‘Urch’s compelling play’ gets a further 4 stars from The Guardian and The Stage who describe the play as ‘unflinching

This stunning and powerful production which caught the eye of the Bruntwood Judges in 2013 continues to make waves with both audiences and critics alike.