"Griffith was stellar as the lecherous Sir Charles Sedley. Chaplin was good as the Duke of Buckingham. A jolly
good show. Crudup and Danes display a palpable chemistry."
Carina Chocano LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Don't miss this fascinating bit of theater history."
Jean Lowerison SAN DIEGO METROPOLITAN
Vince Koehler ENTERTAINMENT SPECTRUM
"Vibrant, thrilling, colorful and somewhat campy."
Rex Reed NEW YORK OBSERVER
"Skillfully acted, handsomely crafted frock piece toys cleverly with gender confusion and sexual identity."
David Rooney VARIETY
"Bags of fun to watch."
Ella Taylor LA WEEKLY
"This is a celebration of the theater, a big, wet kiss to the craft of acting and the artists who inhabited London's
Teresa Wiltz WASHINGTON POST
"A rich, shining valentine to the British theater and the eternal joys of Shakespeare."
Michael Wilmington CHICAGO TRIBUNE
"The story's good, the sets of Old London are terrific and memories of Andrew Dunn's cinematography will linger. The outstanding acting, though, that's the thing."
Larry Ratliff SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS
"An intelligent and witty experience thatís thematically rich and often downright funny."
Alan Morrison EMPIRE MAGAZINE UK
"The story is essentially a drama, but a literate, witty and sexy drama at that."
Liz Braun JAM! MOVIES
|"For Crudup, this is a career-topping, Oscar-worthy performance that goes beyond the novelty of simply dressing in women's clothes." John Monaghan DETROIT FREE PRESS|
|"Crudup is astounding as a man playing a woman who is forced to become a man once again, but insists he can only play a man when heís portraying a woman portraying that man." ... Larry Carroll FILMSTEW.COM|
George Villiers [Duke of Buckingham]
King Charles II
Sir Edward Hyde
Sir Charles Sedley
Lady Jane Bellamy
Sir Peter Lely