-- The Times Colonist, Canada
"It's really a magic show disguised as a 1940s gumshoe detective story, but Tim Motley pulls it off with style."
-- The Star Phoenix, Canada
- Global TV, Edmonton, Canada
- Indie Adelaide, Australia
"Complexity and sophistication... wonderful wordplay."
-- The Orlando Weekly, FL, USA
"Tim Motley shines in this film noir/comedy routine/magic show... a great performance that had the audience laughing from start to finish."
-- Capital Critics' Circle, Canada
-- The Advertiser, Australia
-- Edmonton Sun, Canada
"I enjoyed every second of the show, and was disappointed to have it end."
-- Adelaide ArtBeat, Australia
"If we gave stars here in Orlando, he'd get five of them."
-- Ink 19, USA
"A winner from start to finish!"
-- The West Australian
"It's an entertaining, fast-paced show that flips our expectations on their heads."
-- The Ottawa Citizen, Canada
"Dirk Darrow: NCSSI is a funny and impressive one-man show."
-- Perth Now, Australia
"The bits of magic and overall noir spoof work so well... Imagine Penn and Teller as Sam Spade's bastard offspring."
-- CVV Magazine, Canada
“In a world of crime, laughter is good, so... investigate Dirk Darrow before his number’s
‐ Rip It Up, Australia
"As quick with a joke or an ad-lib as he is with a bit of sleight of hand.
-- Visitorium, Canada
- Adelaide ArtBeat, Australia
"Part Sam Spade, part David Blaine, and a sprinkling of Leisure Suit Larry... It's pretty much a guaranteed good time."
-- Fully Fringed, Canada
-Orlando Sentinel, USA
"What sells the show is Tim Motley's charisma and how he manages to fully engage the audience."
-- Monday Magazine, Canada
-- RHUM, Australia