"Classic and catchy, the show is chock full of hits ... each and every one delivered to perfection by the hard-working, multi-talented cast"
- Opening Night 'Summer Holiday' Review
"All three girls do a tremendous job - Isobel Bates ... I’m sure on the way to great things."
"The vocals were also on point all night across the entire company, with Isobel Bates as the Aubergine Fairy being especially strong"
- Love Midlands Theatre
"Jack and Jill are played by fresh-faced Craig Mather and Isobel Bates whose singing is delightful"
- Wales Online
"New graduate Isobel Bates compliments him well as Jill with her innocent portrayal and sweet vocals"
- The Reviews Hub
"Shoutout to Isobel Bates, who manages to make playing the trumpet and flute, with a second between the two, look effortless and sassy."
- Summer Holiday Reviews, Bolton Octagon
"Lauryn Redding, Isobel Bates and Barbara Hockaday bring emotional grit and poignancy to the vocal performances"
"Isobel Bates, who plays Fairy Aubergine... really stood out... She was a really loveable character"
- Stoke Sentinel
"Damsel-in-distress Jill played by the exquisite Isobel Bates"
- Daily Post
"The gifted cast of young actor-musicians provide great entertainment as they switch between acting and making music"
- The Stage