boy‘Theatre,’ insists Steve Davis, ‘is an intensely private and social activity through which children develop a sense of themselves in the larger world. TIE has a distinctive contribution to make to the formation of the child’s self.’

David Adams looks at the history and context of Spectacle Theatre
New Welsh Review, May 23, 2003

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“…swirling, marvellously-written dialogue, and while some of it has an adult sensibility (and sense of humour) it never loses or patronises its young audience.”

David Adams reviews BOY, October, 2008

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“Taut, well-paced and utterly engaging, whatever the age of the audience.” 

Audience, press and other responses to Spectacle Theatre shows

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“A multi-layered, provocative slice of social realism.”

Review by David Adams of BAD MAMMY, 2007

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“… a roller-coaster ride –  a riveting piece of theatre from director Steve Davis and his team.”

David Adams reviews SOMEONE ELSE’S SHOES

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“Spectacle… a wonderful agency to work with as they have the capacity to adapt each session to the needs presented in each group. “

Dawn Parker Genesis, 2012, responses to Spectacle Theatre workshops

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