By Ronald Harwood
Chichester Festival Theatre
Minerva Theatre, Chichester 15th May-3rd June1995
Criterion Theatre, London July 1995
...Michael Pennington excels as the hectoring, bullying Major.
-The Chichester Observer
Michael Pennington plays him [Major Arnold] with a sense of predatory refinement.
-The Sunday Times
...(Michael Pennington, acid and feral)...
...played with superb malevolence by Michael Pennington. It is his grim persistence
that gives Taking Sides all the compulsion of a courtroom drama.
-Mail on Sunday
...a study of devious aggression..
...Harold Pinter’s scrupulous production is enhanced by marvellous playing from Massey
Michael Pennington is superb as the philistine major...
Michael Pennington gives a masterly performance as the yobbish American major...