"Max Dorey’s design, a cascade of stacked cubes, makes exciting use of this atmospheric space..."
"Max Dorey’s design is hugely successful in its simplicity. The set is constructed out of dozens of boxes, all stacked together. This sense of the temporary, an existence in flux, suits the nomadic nature of the two travellers, who both seem deeply reluctant to go home. Some of the boxes contain props which allows them to be accessed quickly and easily without delaying the action. It’s also solid enough to climb, serving as a mountain for a hike the characters take...."
"There's more to her past than meets the eye; more than either we or her partner ever know. Max Dorey puts the play on a mountain of boxes; a set that speaks of moving out and memories, baggage and neatly packed narratives..."
What's On Stage
"Max Dorey’s Minecraft-ian pile of wooden crates and boxes is aesthetically pleasing in its straight lines and scalability, and also functions as storage for props and costumes. Though it takes up most of the height of the back wall, it doesn’t dominate. It looks complex, but is quite simple – a great combination of appearance and function..."
The Play's The Thing