The drugs baron and Najibullah are both played, with glowering intensity and wicked charm, by Ramon Tikaram, a double typical of the acting ingenuity on show.

Michael Coveney
The Independent on The Great Game

Ramon Tikaram's blustering Gaddafi - with a hint of depressive, paranoid depths - intones his lines (which have more than a touch of the Rupert Bear) over a pre-recorded drumming track, and at moments is almost endearing.

Michael Church
The Independent on Gaddafi - A Living Myth