it is Jonathan Slinger who turns something ordinary to extraordinary
The Stage on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Slinger, one of the RSC great discoveries in recent years, is also in compelling form as Prospero
The Telegraph on The Tempest
But the real revelation is Slinger.. he’s utterly magnificent as Officer Lockstock, the lovably sadistic policeman with a deliciously fruity Noo Joisey accent whose ongoing dissection of the action provides most of ‘Urinetown’s belly laughs.
Time Out on Urinetown