The Sound of My Voice (4 stars)

This article is from 2009

The Sound of My Voice

This revival of an acclaimed two-hander from the Citizens Theatre has lost little of its power. Adapted from Ron Butlin’s novel by director Jeremy Raison, it tells the story of a biscuit company executive’s descent into alcoholism. The punishing drinking sessions and personal and professional nadirs eventually become nauseating to watch. Nicely performed by Billy Mack and Michele Gallagher, this is a dark and powerful piece of entertainment.

Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, until 30 Aug, 3.20pm, £11–£12 (£9–£10).

Sound of My Voice

  • 4 stars

Morris runs a biscuit company in Scotland. He has a house in the suburbs, nice wife and kids…but there’s one major problem. He is a chronic alcoholic and his life is falling apart. An extraordinary portrayal of one man's struggle with alcoholism in suburbia. Adapted from a novel by Ron Butlin. Produced by Citizens…

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