Gyles Brandreth wrote of Logan’s performance:
“I have seen many interpretations of Wilde on stage and screen, including those of Micheál Mac Liammóir and Corin Redgrave. But, in truth, in terms of emotional impact, dazzling theatricality, and understanding of Wilde, none of them has rivalled what Gerard Logan brings to Wilde Without the Boy. Logan is the best Wilde on stage I’ve seen.”
And another recent reviewer said:
“More than a monologue,the show is an intelligent engagement with a historic text. Gerard Logan takes the role of Wilde. The performance is one of great subtlety and nuance. Already well-acclaimed, and rightly so, Logan presents an Oscar without exaggeration and few affectations.
“The evening ends with a further treat. A performance of Wilde’s poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Accompanied by a sensitive score from Simon Slater, Logan’s delivery is a huge achievement. Surely this poem is the one last work of art discussed in De Profundis and the case made for the work’s status as a masterpiece.
“It is a rare treat indeed to hear a recital of this quality.”