"A no-holes-barred serving of discomfort to those who have been both affected and bypassed by drugs culture. Smallholding, is a perfect example of small-scale, tour-able production." What's On Stage ****

"Smallholding will surely become one of the hot tickets at High Tide, but I wouldn't be surprised to see this play gain well-deserved further life. Dunkley is proving to be a most skilful writer, probing mercilessly away at conventional iterations of society's ills and revealing just how close to home so many of them are. This is a hard-hitting yet ultimately uplifting piece of theatre." There Ought To Be Clowns

"Writer Chris Dunkleys near faultless dialogue, satisfyingly free from the usual clichés, is scored with savagely dark humour." In Suffolk

"Houghton and New provide total conviction in this gritty piece of drama, sensitively directed by Patrick Sandford." East Anglian Daily Times

"A fittingly high-quality end to Sandford's long tenure at the Nuffield Theatre. The intensity... grips the theatre." Reviewsgate

"... a dynamic script and a winning vehicle for two terrific actors." The Portsmouth News

"The acting is electrifying, in fact you cannot keep your eyes off these two flawed vulnerable characters." Southern Daily Echo

Direction: Patrick Sandford

Design: Fabrice Serafino