Margot press reviews

Productions November 1, 2009

“Director Otto Bathurst had managed to give the whole thing a sense of great lightness and movement…You will, I venture, have seldom seen a drama which so touchingly and penetratingly shows someone trying to use art to insulate themselves from life.” – John Preston’s choice for Drama of the Year, Daily Telegraph

‘Anne-Marie Duff is impeccable’ Daily Mirror

Dame Ninette de Valois… played here with a lovely mix of glamour and mischief by Lindsay Duncan’ Daily Mirror

‘Margot is touchingly human… Anne Marie Duff’s loveable but enigmatic Margot leads a superb cast and haunts the memory’ Martin Hoyle, Financial Times, Pick of the Week

‘a brilliant central performance’ Tim Dowling, The Guardian

‘Anne Marie Duff offers a committed, almost consumed portrayal of the prima ballerina’ Sunday Herald

‘Stellar drama’ Daily Mail

‘captivating’ Sunday Telegraph

‘Enchanting, compelling’ TV Times

‘A searing performance from Anne-Marie Duff” – Radio Times “Otto Bathurst has created a passionately theatrical, stylish film’ Sunday Times