★★★★ for Joe Hill-Gibbins’ Measure for Measure

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The reviews are coming in for Measure for Measure. Read below to find out what the critics think and click here to see the amazing audience response so far.

★★★★
“A fast and furious staging – elusive, slippery and unshiftingly dark”
The Observer – read the full review here.

★★★★
“There are no half measures in Joe Hill-Gibbins’ radical version… an astonishing Romola Garai”
The Guardian – read the full review here

★★★★
“The most scabrously funny take I’ve seen on Shakespeare’s profound comedy… Romola Garai in wonderfully impassioned form”
Independent – read the full review here

★★★★
“Joe Hill-Gibbins is the perfect director to tackle Measure for Measure… side-splittingly funny… Romola Garai shines”
Time Out – read the full review here

★★★★
“A bold, wildly unorthodox staging with an audacious aesthetic”
Financial Times – read the full review here

★★★★
“Designer Miriam Buether creates…  a brilliant visual metaphor”
What’s On Stage – read the full review here

★★★★
“A radical Young Vic production”
The Arts Desk – read the full review here

★★★★
“Joe Hill-Gibbins is a madcap arch provocateur”
Sunday Times

★★★★
“Electrifying… riveting theatre”
Metro

“A characteristically take-no-prisoners production from a directorial iconoclast”
New York Times – read the full review here.

“Director Joe Hill-Gibbins offers a bold, anarchic take. Fresh, strange and irreverent.”
Evening Standard

Measure for Measure runs at the YV until 14 Nov. For more info and to book tickets, go to: www.youngvic.org/whats-on/measure-for-measure
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In the press: 
Joe Hill-Gibbins talks to The Independent on Sunday about the appeal of Measure for Measure

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