Confessional (Play, Pie and Pint, Oran Mor, Glasgow, May 2017)

David Weir’s Confessional, meanwhile, is a Play, Pie and Pint show par excellence. … The story is told with a truly pleasing deftness … Weir’s combination of witty dramatic structure and excellent one-liners offers a fine piece of lunchtime entertainment, short, brisk, kindly, funny and humane—Joyce McMillan, Scotsman (***)

this rollicking peek into a sixteen-year old’s growing pains […] ticks a lot of boxes with the Play, Pie and Pint audience, delivering the kind of joshing banter that nudges them in the ribs and trades on the affectionate familiarity we have with the highs and woes of adolescence.—Mary Brennan, The Herald (****)

a delightful essay on growing up, and finding yourself.—Paul F. Cockburn, Broadway Baby (****)

 entertaining comedy—David G. Moffat, Mumbles Theatre (****) 

Better Together (Jack Studio, Brockley, May 2016)

Heartfelt kitchen-sink exploration of Scottish disillusionment boosted by convincing familial chemistry—The Stage (***)

Better Together is some of the best naturalism on the fringe at the moment—Laura, Kressly, The Play’s The Thing.

David Weir has a hit on his hands … A brilliantly written play—South London Press (****)

a carefully observed and sensitive portrayal of a contemporary family … compelling narrative … fine piece of writing … I felt the pain and confusion of each of them—Sandra Giorgetti, British Theatre Guide

Convincing and intelligently written … There’s also some very good craft when it comes to the world behind this community – Weir makes it seem as though there are hundreds of stories that could come out of Burntisland, and he just chose to tell this one—Rob Ellis, A Younger Theatre

an intelligent production that continues Brockley Jack’s reputation for showcasing thought-provoking and exciting theatre—Gay Star News

Weir and the whole team should be commended for what they’ve managed to achieve with this small-scale family drama—London Pub Theatres

A spellbinding 90 minutes of drama—Remote Goat (****)

The fact that the play revolves around a female-centric family and what each woman chooses to be in 2016 provides plenty of grit in the play, as everything from gender roles to national sovereignty is up for renegotiation.—Female Arts

David Weir’s intelligent and witty play … rich characters with conviction and humour—Caroline Koppin, UK Theatre Network

Impressed by #WriteNow7 winner Better Together @BrocJackTheatre. Well written family drama set in the aftermath of the Scottish referendum—James Hadrell, Artistic Director, Greenwich Theatre

 No Occasion To

Captivating … the night takes a tense and awkward turn. I won’t spoil the ending—Perth Press (Australia)

Music on a Distant Shore

Funny and poignant … witty … compelling viewing with genuinely funny moments … an intriguing storyline, which, although light-hearted, had a darker underbelly—Isle of Wight Press

a funny, poignant and heart-warming look at how people connect—Sardines

 The Way to a Man’s Heart

Deliciously subtle … laced with clever and intricate comedy—breakalegreviewblog

 The Normandy Conquests

an adroit homage (to Ayckbourn)—Characters are so immediate we wonder what life, rather than the dramatist, will do with them—Simon Jenner, Sussex Playwrights.