LOOK BACK IN ANGER - REVIEWS
The Guardian - Mark Fisher - January 19, 2005
"Played with customary zest by David Tennant, Porter is a compellingly detestable character delivering speeches of virtuoso rage, vicious humour and dazzling invective." . . .
"Tennant perches on the furniture, juts out his lower jaw, lobs around teapots, newspapers and food, gleefully exposing Porter's misogyny and insensitivity, even as he turns on the charm to show the charismatic lover or the vulnerable child beneath.
It's a tremendous performance, given touching and credible support from the rest of the cast and finally revealing, behind the strangeness and vitriol, a sweetly conventional love story."
The Stage - Thom Dibdin - January 17, 2005
"The energy is all but psychotic when it comes to David Tennant’s Jimmy. He is like a caged animal with the petulance of a child and articulacy of a natural orator. Yet he oozes sexuality in a way which justifies the whole strange menage a trois with Alison and fellow lodger Cliff. And makes Helen’s later passion towards him inevitable."
The Edinburgh Guide - Thelma Good - January 15, 2005
"David Tennant, in a most welcome return to the Scottish stage, imparts a fierce, febrile energy to Porter as he berates the awfulness of a British Sunday prior to colour supplements. . ."
Scotland on Sunday - December 18, 2005 - Anna Millar
"David Tennant's devilish stint as the tyrannical but loveable Jimmy in John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger was a dynamic shot in the arm at the start of one of the most important years in the history of Scottish theatre."