Reviews

‘Scalding’

★★★★★

‘Josette Bushell-Mingo brilliantly channels both Nina Simone’s musicianship and anger at racism’
Joyce McMillan – The Scotsman

★★★★★

‘With a performance like Bushell-Mingo’s, you really feel you are lucky to be in the room’
Emily Jane Kerr – BroadwayBaby.com

★★★★★

‘This spectacular piece of theatre offers an unflinching look at the post-civil rights movement world’
Jafar Iqbal – Critically Speaking

★★★★

‘Josette Bushell-Mingo blows the roof off with this searing look at the life of Nina Simone’
Caroline McGinn – Time Out London

★★★★

‘Searing tribute restarts Simone’s revolution’
Lyn Gardner – The Guardian

★★★★

‘Bushell-Mingo inhabits instinctively the union of joy and protest in Simone’s sound’
Kate Maltby – The Times

★★★★

‘Josette Bushell-Mingo’s searing one-woman show pushes the boundaries of theatre’
Neil Norman – The Stage

★★★★

‘Nina’s a protest as much as a performance’
Matt Trueman – WhatsOnStage

★★★★

‘Bushell-Mingo delivers an enthralling performance’
Nathaniel McKenzie – CultureWhisper

★★★★

Fest Mag

★★★★★

‘Quite simply, outstanding theatre’
Chris High – Purple Revolver

★★★★★

‘The National Touring Theatre of Sweden and Liverpool’s Unity Theatre may just have produced one of this decade’s most important pieces of Theatre’
Juliet A. Green – Afridiziak

★★★★★

‘Bushell-Mingo is remarkable’
Janie Phillips – Liverpool Arts Scene

★★★★★

‘This story is an earthquake waiting to strike’
Ian D Hall – Liverpool Sound & Vision

★★★★★

‘You need to hear this, you need to hang on every word and every note that emanates from Bushell-Mingo’s mouth.  Undoubtedly the best performance I have watched all year’
Shazney Spence
‘The theatre space feel(s) at once intimate and as huge as an arena’
Nigel Smith – Good News Liverpool
‘A thrilling, sometimes spine-tingling experience… catch it while you can.’
Martin Thomasson – British Theatre Guide
‘Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone is important. It is theatre that really, truly matters…a very special show indeed.’
Vicky Anderson – Made Up Liverpool
‘If you’re looking for outstanding music, spectacular performance and self-reflection that’ll keep you up for days, then Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone is what you’re looking for.’
Nikie Azili – LS Radio