Ruth Rendell’s Gallowglass Press Acclaim


“Excellent performances… this world stage premiere from Middle Ground Theatre Company is a real chiller of a thriller” 
Malvern Gazette

“It’s a top notch, ten-strong cast… the unsettling narrative takes audiences into unknown murderous worlds. A Chilling tale of the unexpected.”
Merseysider Magazine

“Darkly dramatic… audience was intrigued, absorbed and ultimately gripped. Some of the finest acting we have seen for ages at the Devonshire Park Theatre… these are actors at the top of their art”
Eastbourne Herald

“This Middle Ground Theatre Company production brings out the psychological suspense in a dark story… a talented cast, well directed by Michael Lunney. 4 STARS”
Brighton Argus

“As intriguing as its unusual title… deviously enthralling… well staged with a strong cast”
Bromsgrove Advertiser

“Leaving the theatre after the show, there was a buzz and chatter which usually indicates that the audience not only enjoyed the show but found a lot in it to talk about…. a very entertaining and intriguing production.”
British Theatre Guide

“Ruth Rendell’s powerful thriller presented by the hugely talented Middle Ground Theatre Company. Ten quite superb actors drive the action… the graphic raw emotions hook the audience from the explosive start to the thought-provoking finale”
Daily Echo

“Joe Eyre is fabulous as Sandor… Aficionados of Rendell’s work will not be disappointed, neither will devotees of the twists and turns of crime thrillers. A satisfying and rewarding production”

“It’s full of suspense and I found myself intensely curious as to what the outcome would be…. This is a good night out at the theatre. 4 STARS”
Essential Surrey

“A psychological thriller de force, unpredictable and jump-a-minute… you have to see this production. It’s phenomenal.”

“Excellent… A fine job of staging a slick production”
Dudley News

“With this production, the late Baroness Ruth Rendell’s work has been more than well served and her legacy as Chief of Crime is left well preserved indeed. 4 STARS”
Chris High Reviews

“An explosive kidnapping plot… the audience seemed to be buzzing. I would recommend this show to anyone who likes a good crime thriller. 4 STARS”

“An engaging and thought-provoking evening’s entertainment.”
Winchester Today

“Gripping from the start and wonderfully written as you can expect from Rendell. This performance of Gallowglass has been well presented by Middle Ground Theatre Company – it’s classy and slick, satisfying and to be honest I was completely captivated.”
Dartford Living