Finding Joy has a short run at The Fringe and you cannot go home and face your loved ones with any excuse whatsoever for missing it. Have some compassion for your future memories. An absolute Fringe must!
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John Kennedy, Edinburgh Reporter
Vamos Theatre's craftily constructed and crowd-pleasing piece...The show brilliantly conveys a sense of how frightening the world seems through Joy's eyes ... the company of four are always fleet and the storytelling is excellent.
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
Life-affirming, funny, deeply touching and highly, highly recommended!
Katerina Yannouli, Plays to See
Skilfully handled without being overly sentimental...it's only a pity the company are up in Edinburgh for such a short run.
Alan Chadwick, Scottish Daily Mail
Heart-warming, yet heart-breaking at the same time, this stirring physical performance combines humour with sympathy for the challenges of an illness that I am sure many will be able to relate to.
Daisy Malt, TW Daily
A genuinely original, beautiful piece of work which deserves to be seen by a wide audience BRIGHTON FRINGE 2014 ARGUS ANGEL WINNER
Duncan Hall, The Argus, Brighton
Deeply moving and amusing in its keen observation of family relationships, it’s a must-see of this year’s Fringe. Read the full review
Jenni Davidson, Fringe Review
The company are quickly cementing its position as one of, if not the, leading full-mask mime companies in existence. Finding Joy was an incredibly moving and wonderful piece of theatre. Quite simply, a triumph.
Dan English, InQuire
Finding Joy, now showing at the Tobacco Factory in Bristol, can be summed up in two words: simply beautiful.
Barbara Maxwell, What's On Stage
You learn more, and more effortlessly, from this production about positive caring than from a dozen textbooks. I urge all supporters of people with dementia to see it. This is positive caring in action: you laugh, you cry, you learn --- you find joy!
John Killick , Dementia Positive
What could have been a hard-hitting and emotional response to an evil and devastating disease has been turned into a joyful and resonant piece of theatre that will leave you as speechless as the actors.
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Liam Blain, British Theatre Guide