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Some Recent Reviews
King Colin

"David Gilbrook is suitably doddery as good King Colin".

(William Stafford on Puss in Boots at The Belgrade, Coventry)

Roat

" .. mastermind Roat (played with sociopathic coolness by David Gilbrook).."

(Left Lion on Wait Until Dark at Nottingham theatre Royal)

George Ticklewell
"There's a neat depiction by David Gilbrook of lawyer George Ticklewell, the henpecked husband bamboozled into doing what his wife wants even though it goes against his principles".

(British Theatre Guide on Anybody For Murder at Nottingham Theatre Royal)

Exham Priory

“David Gilbrook’s Delapore has the booming transatlantic voice and charisma to carry the show through to its conclusion. … the sheer amount of narration and exposition would make a lesser actor crumble, but Gilbrook pulls it off effortlessly”.

(A Younger Theatre on The Haunting of Exham Priory at Greenwich Theatre)

Jock Baird

“David Gilbrook channels Fagin in an enjoyable turn as Jock Baird”.

(The Reviews Hub on Raffles at Derby Guildhall - Rumpus)

Burford

“David Gilbrook, as Inspector Burford, is also excellent in what turns out to be a major part”.

(Nottingham Post on House Guest at Nottingham Theatre Royal)

Ripper

“David Gilbrook shines in the leading role of Charles Lestrange, an engaging former inspector … a performance which barely sees him off stage for a minute”.

(Derbyshire Times on The Ripper Files, Rumpus tour)

Nottingham Playhouse

“A sample delight was David Gilbrook’s wonderful performance as the Master of the Flocks. ….Gilbrook’s frustrated and piqued treatment of Roderick following the latter’s interruption was particularly amusing. …… Gilbrook brought out a wonderfully appropriate confusion of sexual fantasies about the feminine boy/boyish girl that ran over niceties of gender in his lustful excitement”.

(Peter Kirwan on a reading of Double Falsehood at Nottingham Playhouse)

Pit and Pendulum

 

"David Gilbrook gives a magnificently intense performance... the whole under
an immaculate, imaginative and talented actor's control".

(Wandsworth Borough News on The Pit and the Pendulum, Rumpus tour)