Chris Foxon

Theatre Producer


 "An astonishingly brilliant production...One of the best debut plays I have ever seen." Saturday Review, BBC Radio Four

"Excellent production...fantastic cast...nuanced, sensitive and funny." Evening Standard  starstarstarstar

"Unerring." The Sunday Times starstarstarstar

"A cracking debut with a superb cast. One of the best short plays on right now." WhatsOnStage  starstarstarstar

"Moving and absorbing and consummately performed." The Stage  starstarstarstar


"Every year, the Papatango New Writing Prize comes up with a bit of a cracker." The Guardian starstarstarstar


"An outstanding performance of a memorable and moving look at nature and nurture and what family really means." The Times Critic's Choice starstarstarstar

"A great subject for a play - an emotional tug-of-war." The Observer  starstarstarstar


"A play of muted joy and ache that penetrates to the bone. A stealthy little heartbreaker." The Times starstarstarstar

"Brimming with quiet insight and sympathetic humour." The Independent  starstarstarstar

"Makes a big impression." Evening Standard starstarstarstar

"Powered by two captivating performances, a tender, lovely piece of theatre." Time Out starstarstarstar

"Funny, adorable, elegiac, brimming with gentle humour and bursting with heart." The Stage starstarstarstar


"Seduces us with myth and theatrical magic." Time Out starstarstarstar

"Richly atmospheric and very well-acted." The Guardian starstarstarstar

"Exemplary." The Morning Star starstarstarstarstar


"A simmering tension mounts [in] Sumbwanyambe's notable debut play, presented by those remarkable unearthers of new talent, Papatango." Evening Standard starstarstarstar

"A debut of astonishing maturity...a rare discovery." The Times starstarstarstar

"A beautiful production of a promising debut." The Stage


"Terrific, bickering, bustling with energy and drop-dead humour." The Independent starstarstarstar

"Funny, touching...remarkable." The Telegraph starstarstarstar

"Both hugger mugger and delicate, Nina Raine's production amplifies her brother's exceptional talent." The Observer starstarstarstar

"Keenly observed, quirky, funny writing is brought to vivid life by a superb cast...compelling." The Mail on Sunday starstarstarstar


"A superb cast...charming." Evening Standard starstarstarstar

"An eloquent, heartfelt production [with] too many gorgeous performances to list."Time Out Critics' Choice starstarstarstar

"Fascinating." WhatsOnStage starstarstarstar


"Sharp, savvy and beguiling...a writer of huge promise." The Times 

"A blessedly unsensational play on a deeply serious subject." The Guardian starstarstarstar

"An amazing debut to a writing career." WhatsOnStage starstarstarstar


"Audacious, amusing and verbally dazzling...the most verbally arresting play on the London stage." The Telegraph

"Like Pinter but without the pauses...a bravura performance, remarkably expressed." The Times

" of the rawest and most confronting plays currently showing on the West End. A must-see." The Australian Times


"Louise Monaghan's play knocks spots off much of the new writing I have seen." The Guardian starstarstarstar

“New writing talent alongside a stellar cast…This fantastic production will hopefully ensure Monaghan a future place on the London stage.” WhatsOnStage starstarstarstar

The Fear of Breathing

“Essential viewing.” The Telegraph starstarstarstar

“An electrifying, visceral experience.” Time Out Critics’ Choice starstarstarstar

“Genuinely enlightening…a play of extraordinary power.” The Independent starstarstarstar

“Electric staging, eloquent, harrowing testimony...builds to an urgent, confrontational climax.” Metro starstarstarstar

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