Previous Praise for the 2019 Cast & Crew:
"Theatre at its best...The ultimate credit for this production must go to Director, Jessica Murdoch. Pomona was clearly a meticulous labour of love, and it paid off..."
"I must commend Director Maya Yousif... the stage management and directions of the actors were consistently superb"
"Talk about steering a ship - Tom Nunan is the captain at the helm of this show, the coy, suave star of the evening."
"What [Anna] Wright achieves in this play is probably one of the best performances I have ever seen in Cambridge."
"[Gabriel] Wheble's portrayal of the moment the facade finally crumbles, deep into the second act, is nothing short of masterful."
"Sophie Atherton as Elle captures the audience's attention the moment she walks on stage and never lets it go."
"Theo Heymann's set and lighting design are mesmerising."
"Throughout the play, sound and lighting (Ruth Harvey) work together seamlessly to punctuate the script to great comic and tragic effect."
"Slick and beautifully terrifying, this show could not get the ADC off to a better start."
"The actors move Shakespeare as well as feel him, using their bodies to add to this sense of the fairytale and the mysterious."
"This was among the best student Shakespeare productions I've seen."
"Witty. Slick. Inspired. This production brings some of Cambridge’s finest theatrical talent together on one stage."
"A truly spectacular performance...as close to perfect as any ADC production I have ever seen...one of the best pieces of drama on all year."
"An astonishingly innovative and energetic performance that keeps the audience hooked."
"Well-crafted for any audience, on either side of the pond...impressively visual performances, which aid in making the language accessible to audiences of all experience levels."
"A must-see for fans...prepared for months, this production is polished and perfected."
"Under the directorship of Kennedy Bloomer, 9 cast members delivered Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in Ely Cathedral on Thursday night, revelling in the frolics and trickery with tremendous enthusiasm and energy."
"The production is clever, energetic and, unlike many versions of Shakespeare’s comedies, hilarious."
"A triumph, with the cast and creatives showing real promise."
"Polished and confident"
"great attention to detail and consistency"