“Puppets and modern-day poignancy combine in Patrick Barlow’s high-spirited adaptation of Dickens.”
“I knew how deep your longing must be to have someone really to love you, to be with you, when I saw that dreadful prostitute come out of the spare room."
"That was not a prostitute. It was the wife of one of my dearest friends!”
“A darkly glittering couple of hours that makes you see the extraordinary in the everyday and the turbulent intensity of childhood”