"Just like the cartoon it’s an ingenious little show
…you couldn’t wish for a better Alex than Robert Bathurst, who is a delightfully
loveable toad…. this is a market leader in the West End's FTSE 100"
the Daily Mail review here
dream casting as Alex, the City high flier who loves his work as long as it's
someone else doing it. Director Phelim McDermott has opted for a slick mixture
of animation and live action….Bathurst's smoothy-chops charm holds everything
the Evening Standard review here
perfect pitch as this genially snooty, weak operator… The banking community were
solidly represented at premiere of Alex and I should imagine that they will turn
up in droves during the run. What could be nicer? Seventy-five minutes of having
your values, psychology and foibles genially mocked, with loads of time
afterwards to sink a few bottles of Bolly."
the Independent review here
“It is flawless comedy.
Bathurst delivers his stream of expertly sculpted, wincingly accurate gags with
unflagging, effortless panache”
the Time Out review here
was born to play the City's most famous investment banker…. Phelim McDermott's
playful direction locates the best comedy in Bathurst's interaction with his
animated colleagues….This production certainly reinvigorates the Eighties
throwback for a new generation.”
the Observer review here
Telegraph's Alex is a hoot on stage. No, honestly!"
the Daily Telegraph review here
"A hilarious new
the London Paper review here
the Sunday Times review here