"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."

- ManchesterTheatreAwards.com

"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"

- Circles&Stalls 

"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 

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