"a stunningly powerful performance from Jonathan Clarkson… a piercingly focused one man performance"
"backstreet midwife Mrs Doubleday, played by Jonathan Clarkson (something of a suave Rowan Atkinson) with a light stubble and impeccable comic timing."
"Jonathan Clarkson has a nice line in chilling dispassion as The Tyrant, except of course when he's being chillingly passionate."
"A fine performance from Jonathan Clarkson"
"Jonathan Clarkson brilliantly evokes the sourly anarchic flair that animated Speight. He conveys his silent watchfulness and the laconic delivery of his bitter and deflating wit."
"...cockney iconoclast Johnny Speight, brilliantly played by Jonathan Clarkson as a sour Commie, stammering before every F-word, already saying the unsayable as a foretaste of his Alf Garnett character a decade later..."
"The action is elevated by the spirited, engaging cast; from Needham’s earnest Antrobus and Jonathan Clarkson’s stammeringly angry young Speight"
"Inspector Fix - a sweetly officious Jonathan Clarkson..."