“Lafferty rises to the
— The Evening Standard
"Lafferty wins our sympathy for her subject and
admiration for her performance."
— Jewish Chronicle
"Vivien Leigh: The Last
Press Conference is,
frankly, my dears, worth giving a damn about."
“It is an entertaining show and
a pleasingly assured solo turn”
— The Times
“It is a touching and entertaining performance”
— The Sunday Telegraph
“It is a touching piece, sustained
delightfully by Marcy Lafferty”
— The Financial Times
“The material is so engrossing and the performance
so compelling, it all
— The Metro
“After about ten minutes I became mesmerized.
It was almost as if I was seeing Vivien again.”
Tarquin Olivier, son of Sir Laurence Olivier
as quoted in The Stage
“This is a remarkable performance
by a remarkable actress…”
— The Stage
“One of the most moving evocations of a real-life
person that I can remember… Lafferty inhabits the role for real, holding
her audience mesmerized for nearly 90 minutes in a monologue of epic
— What's On?
“A crisp one-woman show…
— The Observer
"She holds the audience in the palm of
"The intensely harrowing portrait of a
woman in despair."
— LA Weekly Pick of the Week
"Lafferty excellently depicts the angel
and the demon in Leigh. A must see!"
"A captivating and touching
"It's Houston's turn now to see this
tortured portrayal of Leigh"
"Lafferty takes the stage every bit the
"Spectacular and balanced
— Dr. Peter Whybrow, Director
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
We walk away feeling privileged
to have met the 'real' Vivien Leigh"