According to this story at the Telegraph, playwright Douglas Gordon was a bit miffed at the reviews garnered by his latest artistic masterpiece, a treatment of the Little Red Riding-hood fable fit for the 21st century.
The Manchester Evening News gave it a 3 out of five stars. It goes downhill from there.
The Guardian gave it 2 of 5 and offered that the play was "humorless and sedate."
WhatsonStage also chimed in with a 2 for 5, while the Telegraph's own reviewer claimed to have caught the "whiff of a vanity project."
Mr. Gordon responded by taking an axe to the theatre mounting his play...
I would have gone for the critics!