National Theatre Wales, and Told by an Idiot, celebrated one of Wales' most distinctive voices of the last century. Taking as its inspiration the ink-black comic tales of Gwyn Thomas, the great Welsh storyteller and dark, hilarious chronicler of the Valleys, The Dark Philosophers was a funny, violent, and passionate depiction of a community teetering on the brink of humanity.
'An impressive piece'The Guardian , 14 sep, 2010
'Wickedly funny snapshot of life in the Rhondda Valley!'The Metro , 12 aug, 2011
'Ferocious, hilarious, terrifying, beautiful, violent'Edinburgh Guide , 18 aug, 2011
'It's performed with Told by an Idiot's distinctive innovative-and-physical style...absorbing and frequently funny...wonderful design!'The Sunday Telegraph , 16 aug, 2011