"... her talent for musical mimicry was in full flight with spot-on impressions of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and Cilla Black, among others." - Mark Ritchie, The Stage

"Samantha Mercer plays LV and, crucially, this woman can sing. Her big sequence of songs had the first night audience roaring it’s approval." - David Marston, Exeter Express & Echo

"... there are excellent performances from all the cast with a tour de force from Samantha Mercer as Little Voice herself." - Frank Cliff, Norfolk Entertainment

"Excelling as singer and actress, Samantha cleverly transforms the girl into a sophisticated singing star as she becomes Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe, Edith Piaf and others in the galaxy." - Susan Sollohub, East Anglian Daily Times

"In Jim Cartwright’s play you have got to get Little Voice right – and Samantha Mercer at the Theatre Royal is very, very good. She can play the withdrawn LV and avoid mawkishness but she certainly can sing." - Stephen Giles, The Stage