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Things people have said about me and my work 


 “Connor Allen’s startling grime-theatre mash-up is as emotionally raw as it is playful and imaginative” – The Stage ★★★★ 


“Astoundingly raw” – Wales Theatre Review ★★★★★

"Allen imparts a valuable message – second chances do exist, and extraordinary things can grow from the darkest of places" - Buzz Magazine ★★★★★

“Honest…funny and tender” – South Wales Life


“One of the best things I’ve watched all year” – Aleighcia Scott, singer

“This is poetry as open heart surgery – raw, revealing, exposing and utterly true.’ -  Jon Gower

“[A] stunning collection that is painful and joyful by turns [...] this is poetry with a clear sense of purpose and of place.’ - Professor Charlotte Williams OBE



“Connor is not only annoyingly talented. He is the thing that most writers try and fail to be: Absolutely genuine.” – Bryony Kimmings, performance artist


Connor Allen is one of the most generous, gracious souls I’ve ever been lucky enough to meet. The story of how he came through tough times to become the man he is today will be an inspiration to everyone.” – Gary Owen, writer

Connor Allen is a poet for the twenty-first century. Modern, candid and moving, Dominoes is truly a work of art ” - Rhiannon Farr, writer

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