The Hippopotamus Reviews

June 2, 2017
A towering, at times monumentally good central performance from the character actor Roger Allam stands at the heart of The Hippopotamus, but it is entirely alone.
June 1, 2017
It's still a pleasure, and often a joy, to watch the star measuring out and savouring Fry's rich wordplay like fingers of scotch.
May 31, 2017
The writing here is sometimes arch and laboured but Allam puts across even the most stilted lines with enormous brio.
May 22, 2017
This adaptation of Stephen Fry's comic novel relies so heavily on voiceover that it's practically an audiobook.