The Audience reacts to Least Like The Other

Tuesday, 17 January, 2023
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Critic and audience reactions to Brian Irvine and Netia Jones Least Like The Other.

Least Like The Other is on at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House in London from 15-19 January 2023.

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“This is a disturbing and effective show – exactly the kind of radical reimagining of opera that an innovative young company should undertake.” - The Telegraph – Nicholas Kenyon ★★★★★

Read the full review from The Telegraph here.

“... the hugely impressive Amy Ní Fhearraigh, playing Rosemary...” - Richard Morrison – The Times ★★★★
“two vividly characterful actors (Stephanie Dufresne, Ronan Leahy)…” - Richard Morrison – The Times ★★★★
“Jones’s staging is frenetic and multilayered: information is thrust at you aurally and visually” - Richard Morrison – The Times ★★★★

Read the full review from THE TIMES here.

“.. the impact is powerful, unforgettable, in tune with great artistic statements about the human condition.” - David Nice - The Arts Desk ★★★★★
“Brian Irvine‘s score, played with tireless energy by 12 instrumentalists under versatile Fergus Sheil, INO's music director, ebbs and flows between hysteria, satirical popular music and a calmer, more elegiac voice.” - David Nice - The Arts Desk ★★★★★

Read the full review from The Arts Desk here.

“Vocally, the brunt of the performance is carried high on the shoulders of soprano Amy Ní Fhearraigh, who does far more than merely represent Rosemary: her performance is a tour de force.” - The Stage – George Hall ★★★★★

Read the full review from The Stage here.