Dennis of Penge

"This is the Bacchae Remade in gold, sinew, and yes, chicken fat." Exeunt Magazine

"This is something special, mixing compassion for its characters with a primal energy that simmers, then comes roaring into furious life." **** Time Out

"a mighty piece of poetic storytelling. By turns ribald and sublime, it’s a cri de coeur for compassion and community" **** the stage

DENNIS - Interviews, Articles & Twitter responses

How Not to Live in Suburbia

"unnerving honesty and fresh insight" **** The Times

"One of those pieces that you leave feeling genuinely moved" **** BroadwayWorld

"brimming with awkward situations and social commentary that are brutally and hilariously close to the bone" **** The Gizzle Review

"bold and unflinching" **** LondonTheatre1

"a compassionate witty performance demonstrating the human need for love” ***** thespyinthestalls

"an accomplished and compelling piece of theatre" **** Theatre Weekly

"A powerful, hilarious and honest testimony which comforts and confronts in unflinching and equal measure." Jackie Montague, Exeunt

"Witty, wry, tough, poetic and brilliant" **** The Upcoming

"Forthright, funny, affectionately raw,spunky ***** West End Wilma

"Witty and profound" **** Evening Standard.

"Subtle,sincere,riotously funny and endearingly raw" ***** Broadway Baby

"Witty, engaging satire...playful and inventive" Guardian picks of the Fringe

"Heartbreaking autobiographical performance" **** Festmag

"Frank, funny and compassionate"**** The Stage

"Funny, frank, frequently sweary" **** FringeGuru

"Strikingly honest and uplifting" **** ThreeWeeks

SUBURBIA - Interviews, Articles & Twitter responses

All's Well That Ends Well

"Blisteringly Good" **** The Stage


"humorous and heartbreaking" The New Welsh Review

"a dazzling display of unconventional storytelling" **** StageTalk

"a little like what might happen if you put Tim Burton, Philip Ridley, Tim Crouch and Chris Goode into a blender together with a thesaurus." **** Lane's List

"70 minutes of utter genius"

"Shiningly original narrative...moving and macarbre" **** The List

"A rich, wild and precise poetry that breathes a colossal and sometimes angry humanity... Magical and strange..." ****
Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman

"Untamed, brilliant writing... grotesquely beautiful, tragic and uplifting. A one woman rollercoaster ride" **** Fest

"Impressively original... hovers around the sublime" **** Broadway Baby

"A gorgeous contemporary fairytale and a must for both adults and children" ****
The Stage

"A captivating and superbly composed show, full of wonder and invention" **** A Younger Theatre

Raymondo – a tale of such vivid sensuality, musicality & heart. @LaSiddons makes a cape of much more than ok. Unforgettable.
Tim Crouch ‏on Twitter @timcrouch1964 Aug 20

Adored ‘Raymondo’ @LaSiddons is a born writer: sensuous, subversive & sweary. She knows a lot of words & she likes boys too. @Summerhallery
Chris Goode on Twitter @beescope Aug 23

Nutcracker and Mouse King

"Trippily candy bright" **** Exeunt

"One of the most enchanting nights I have ever spent in the theatre" **** What’s on Stage

"Gasps of fright, squeals of joy and rounds of laughter….The nutcracker as you’ve never seen it before!" **** A Younger Theatre

"Enchants children and leaves adults yearning for that lost childish sense of imagination that was able to take us into magical worlds instantly." **** Everything Theatre

"The storytelling is so evocative that the audience sits spellbound." **** The Telegraph

"Austerity is for arseholes" ** Matt Trueman, Time Out


"It is not often that you see a show that makes your heart go ping ping boom boom, but this is one." **** Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

"Not since Into the Woods has there been a theatrical fairy tale as dark and ingenious as this." **** Theatermania

"Wonderfully involving, witty and emotionally potent" **** Paul Taylor, Independent.

"This marvellously inventive show... Annie Siddons’ script is almost Shakespearian in its mix of the earthy and ethereal, the funny and the frightening” ***** Robert Hewison, Sunday Times

Metro ****

"You will never want to leave this show!" **** Standard

"Dark and Sublimely Sweet" ***** Time Out Critics’ Choice

"Just go. And take some children. If none are available, go anyway." **** The Times


© 2018 Annie Siddons