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Top cast lined-up for Stephen Fry film The Liar

David Walliams, Charles Dance, Hugh Bonneville, Rupert Everett, Warwick Davis and Sally Phillips are amongst the cast lined-up for The Liar, a film based on Stephen Fry's book.

British Comedy Guide, 18th March 2020

I wanted to love Quacks, Rory Kinnear and Rupert Everett hamming it up with much snot, grist and ether, prat-slipping all over the ichor-soaked boards of Victorian London. But, if I didn't actually laugh once, does it deserve to be billed as a comedy? Still. It's written by James "Rev" Wood, has a winningly short title, and even Blackadder started pretty poorly.

Euan Ferguson, The Guardian, 20th August 2017

Quacks: a historical comedy to rival Blackadder

The new absurd historical sitcom from Rev writer James Wood packs enough laughs to compete with the Richard Curtis and Ben Elton classic.

Thomas Liang, Radio Times, 15th August 2017

Preview: Quacks

From the creator of Rev. comes a new sitcom exploring the world of Victorian medicine.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 15th August 2017

This rollicking medical farce set in a convincingly pungent Victorian London comes courtesy of James Wood, co-creator of Rev. A talented cast - including Rory Kinnear as a fame-hungry sawbones, Tom Basden as a cocaine-fuelled dentist and Mathew Baynton as a wide-eyed alienist - amp up their performances to match the fevered plotting, while hawkish Rupert Everett swoops in to steal scenes as mercurial royal physician Dr Hendrick.

Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 15th August 2017

Preview: Quacks

Victorian medical comedy Quacks begins Tuesday 15th August on BBC Two. Sophie Davies has had a sneak peak at the much anticipated new series...

Sophie Davies, The Velvet Onion, 12th August 2017

Quacks: a medical comedy that will have you in stitches

Rory Kinnear's leonine sawbone leads the cast in a gloriously grim and hilarious trip into the rock'n'roll world of Victorian medicine.

Fiona Sturges, The Guardian, 12th August 2017

Quacks: one of the most original new shows of the year

"I gave myself a medical historical education and puked it back out as comedy", says Rev creator James Wood of his new BBC2 comedy Quacks. Gerard Gilbert meets the writer and cast members Rory Kinnear and Mathew Baynton.

Gerald Gilbert, The Independent, 8th August 2017