"By any measure going, this is perfect theatre: intelligent, moving, and horribly, horribly relevant." ***** The Guardian
"Owen's excellent script – razor-sharp, witty and full of emotion, it's the work of a writer who has his
pulse firmly on the mood of the world around him...Director Rachel O'Riordan plays her part perfectly too with an extremely assured command of cast and crew."
"Melville's performance is a cocktail of passion, emotion and utter fearlessness." ***** The Public Reviews
"A striking performance, Sophie Melville as Effie captivates the audience from the second she enters the stage. There were countless moments where I found myself holding my breath, awaiting the next chapter of her story"..."it’s a show you’ll want to tell everyone you saw first." **** Buzz Magazine
"Iphigenia in Splott is a shocking, powerful and moving play, a masterpiece of post-recession theatre; state-of-the-nation told via the state of an individual." Tom Cat in the Red Room
"Sophie Melville is phenomenal as the volatile Effie." **** The Western Mail