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Awards & Nominations

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A Super Happy Story

(About Feeling Super Sad)


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

‘Silent Uproar commission writers, in this case Jon Brittain, to create playful and provocative work to help make the world a little less crappy.’

Musical Theatre Review

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

‘one of the few theatrical works that has brought me to tears and the only one to do so not five seconds from making me laugh.’

A Younger Theatre

‘a Super Happy Story is superb’

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

'A mix of wit and low-key emotion that suddenly grips your heart' 

Lyn Gardner

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 

‘A Super Happy Story is as good as it gets in Edinburgh’ 

British Theatre Guide

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

‘You'll be hard-pushed to find a better musical at this year's Fringe’ 

What’s On Stage


★ ★ ★ ★ 

'Kinetic and full of energy... the result is an ever shifting feast for the eyes that never bores'

The Upcoming

'I can't wait to see what's next in store for this emerging company'
A Younger Theatre


'Director Alex Mitchell has created a tight and effective ensemble and directs the action with pace and charity. Whilst the movement sequences between Jon and El (Alice Beaumont) provide exciting and skilful imagery'

British Theatre Guide

'As the lethal Don Jon, James Stanyer gives a sexy, credible and charismatic performance. He dominates the action- as indeed his character should'

British Theatre Guide

Small Plans

'The stage (literally) bursts into life' 

A Younger Theatre

'Mitchell creates a world that is wonderfully atmospheric, perma-tinged with the discordance that secretly lies at the heart of Katy’s story'
A Younger Theatre




The Guardian, 'Pick of the week'

"Pick of the week" A LOVESONG FOR DICKHEADS by Josh Overton

The Guardian, 2018

"Pick of the week" PARKLIFE by Lydia Marchant 

The Guardian, 2017

"Pick of The Week" HANSEL by Alex Oates

The Guardian, 2015

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