"Packs an emotional punch"

The Guardian

"A heart-on-sleeve crowd-pleasing show"

Lyn Gardner

"A remarkable story of triumph"

Russell T Davies

"Moving and educational"

The Stage

"Compelling, motivating, triumphant"


"One hell of a ride"

Northern Soul

"An autobiographical masterpiece"

Ask The Ushers

"Messy, funny, heartbreaking"

Within Her Words

"Direct from the heart"

Elaine Chapman

"A must see"


"Hope is the beating heart"

Spy in the Stalls

"Universal and deeply moving"


"Heartbreaking and uplifting"



Somewhere LGBT

"A star on the rise"

Boyz Magazine

"Powerful and passionate"

The Wee Review

"Captivating, life-affirming"

The List

"Raw, autobiographical passion"

The Scotsman

"Gentle and measured"

Reviews Hub


ScotsGay Fringe

"Razor sharp"

The Queer Review

"Tender and real"

EdFest Mag

The original production of First Time was presented alongside a community led, collaborative exhibition delivered by Jessica Loveday which commemorated the 30th World AIDS Day and was experienced by 4,000 people. The show was also accompanied by 2 post-show discussions, rapid HIV testing and a party to raise funds for local HIV support organisations.

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