“Unrelenting amazingness… Theatrical magic… The teenage epiphany chimed like a church bell at midnight… Fran & Leni perfectly captures the magic of the time. BLOODY AMAZING” ★★★★★ – Vive la Rock magazine

“A bittersweet rampage through a friendship that weathers one of Britain’s great social upheavals. Profanity meets poetry…energetic performances that balance knife-edged irony with heart-rending sensitivity while thrashing out foul-mouthed quips…a provocative, observational piece.” ★★★★ – The Stage

“Bittersweet story of two girls’ rebellion against the machine. At times laugh out loud funny, at others provocative, and at others deeply sad, Fran & Leni lives up to its feminist punk inspirations”  ★★★★ – To Do List 

“Brings the tale of two lost punk souls alive…Fran & Leni is a darkly romantic comedy that is effortlessly delivered and full of life.” – The F Word

“Boisterous, brash, shameless… Extremely poetic… Uninhibited” ★★★★ – Reviews Hub

“A great piece of theatre: refreshing, rude and relevant. It not only passed the Bechdel test, it stamped a spike-studded boot in the face of the plays that don’t.” – Broadway Baby



“A real gem… A shot of high energy fun… Thoughtful writing that never forgets to be funny” ★★★★ – The Guardian

“Terrific… Funny & sharply observed” – The Scotsman

“Spiky, lively, foul-mouthed…This is a gem” ★★★★ – Three Weeks

“Hilarious… sex jokes so rude it’s worth not having children just so they’d never have to hear them” – Fest

“Uproariously funny …has the audience guffawing throughout… empowering and enlivening” ★★★★ – Fringe Review

“Hasler’s desperately funny play takes a potshot at a few sacred cows as the author explores what it means to be a modern woman… satisfying and emotionally resonant.” – The Stage

“Superb… Bristling with defiance… Will live long in the memory” – Fringe Guru

“Beautifully delivered… Lovely chemistry – makes me miss my own sisters… Delightful, empowering, gratifying…” – The F Word



“Quite the funniest play I have ever seen. GO.” – Fleet Street Fox

“Brilliant… very funny and strange and beautiful” – Isy Suttie

“Exceptional theatre… This is a completely original masterpiece…the language is sophisticated and most importantly brand new… consistently hilarious, sad and surprising…could become an absolute canon classic.” – Fringe Review

“Mega amazing. Guffaw out loud funny.” – Jenny Eclair

“Beyond brilliant” – Phill Jupitus

“Top notch” – Al Murray

“Tightly edited, snappy and very funny… in terms of set-piece scenes, there are some absolute corkers… hilarious.” – Exeunt Magazine

“Dynamic… excellently crafted and very funny.” – The Public Reviews



“Bizarre, oddly touching comedy… like Father Ted with a darker streak.” – ★★★★ – Three Weeks

“Compelling” – The Scotsman

“Hats off… a beautifully written, heartwarming tale of loss & friendship.” ★★★★ – Fringe Biscuit

“Truly amazing” – The New Current

“Eccentric… very funny.” – The Quotidian Times

“Stands out… delightful” – Edinburgh Guide



“Twisted genius” – GQ

“Wonderful” – Time Out

“Top act” – The Sun

“Darkly comic” – The Spectator

“Superb” – Edinburgh Evening News

“Perfect” – British Theatre Guide

“Quirky, laugh out-loud… indelible comic images of depravity” – Chortle