Paul Slack - Phoenix Rising

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" ought to rush out to see this one..."

"Writer Campbell Kay and actor Paul Slack have combined to create a small gem... Kay's writing, which is vigorous and utterlly compelling is splendidly served by Slack!"

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'..totally absorbing'

Sir Derek Jacobi

'..great skill and dexterity'

BBC Radio

'..a power-house performance!'

Adelaide Advertiser


Sir Ian Holm

"Last night I saw the best one-man show on Lawrence in the tiny studio of the Nottingham Arts Theatre, beautifully played by Paul Slack and written by Campbell Kay. Really, if you can possibly make it phone the box-office. You won't be disappointed!"
Stephen Lowe - Playwright

"Slack's passion and determination make it impossible not to sympathise with Lawrence... he has an armoury of accents up his sleeve that recreate the people that shaped Lawrence's character, but his greatest skill emerges as he manages to create precise snapshots of fleeting but vibrant moments in Lawrence's life." Nottingham Post

"This is a performance of great skill and dexterity by an extremely gifted and talented actor, who gives a totally absorbing portayal, not only of Lawrence but of the many other characters who shaped his early life... an excellent dramatic experience which is consistently entertaining and, ultimately, profoundly moving. I thoroughly recommend it!" BBC Radio

"A fascinating, sympathetic and enjoyable performance which evokes Lawrence's life and dramatises the many facets of his life and personality." Professor Peter Preston - Director of the Lawrence Research Centre

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