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“Robert Lindsey Superb!”

Savoy Theatre - Dreamgirls
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Owner description: The Savoy Theatre is currently home to Gypsy which stars Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver and Peter Davison. Don't miss Gypsy, one of the greatest ever Broadway musicals, as it transfers to the West End following its sell-out, rapturously acclaimed five-star run at Chichester Festival Theatre. Imelda Staunton delivers a 'knock-out performance' (The Independent) as Momma Rose in Jonathan Kent's 'dazzling revival' (Mail on Sunday), alongside Lara Pulver, who reprises her 'stunning' (The Independent) role as Louise. They'll be joined by Peter Davison as Herb, in this gloriously entertaining musical fable that features 'showstopping' (Mail on Sunday) choreography from Stephen Mear. Based on the true life memoirs of legendary burlesque entertainer, Gypsy Rose Lee, it tells the tale of Momma Rose and her two daughters, Baby June and Louise, trekking across America in their family vaudeville act. But times are changing, audiences are expecting more, and the two girls have their own ambitions in mind. The rise of burlesque is upon them, and nothing will ever be the same again for Momma Rose. With lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents and music by Jule Styne, this moving and 'scintillating' (The Times) production of Gypsy is the first to be seen in London for 40 years.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Baby buggy parking, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 19 May 2014

In April went to see a play with Robert Lindsey at the Savoy Theatre - Dirty Rotten Scoundells... it was superb - the actors were fabulous and held your attention all through the first and second acts. Robert Lindsey had the energy of a man half his age - absolutely brilliant, highly recommended the play. However, the theatre is not one of the best in London, it has very tight seats with not much leg room and are very steep when you are seated here. Best avoid the circle seats if you are taller than 5.6ft and are not able bodied.

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Savoy Theatre was an excellent night's entertainment - fantastic performances from everyone - really enjoyable. Such a lovely theatre - we sat Dress Circle Row H seats 15/16 and these were perfect seats. I suspect Stalls, particularly at the front, could give you a crick in the neck and Upper Circle is very high.

Thank Maddy W
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

If you haven't been to see this show , it is a must.I haven't laughed so much for ages, it is hilarious.Lovely small theatre, a great night out

Thank SheilaBea
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Wow what a show, well acted, a great adaptation, and very slick.

The 80s film is one of our favourites for the humour and sceneny, so we were a bit worried that we might be a bit disappointed. How wrong could we be? This was a different interpretation of the film, with greater involvement of some characters, which we really enjoyed.

Robert Lindsay was magnificent as Lawrence, and played the role and audience with aplomb. Rufus Hound was the perfect foil, bringing something new to Freddie, and his range of facial expressions is fantastic. Samantha Bond was pure class, playing Muriel Eubanks from Surrey; and the interaction with Andre (John Marquez) was a great addition. The whole cast played with euthasiasm, and it was obvious that they were enjoying themselves.

At the interval and after the show everyone was saying how much they enjoyed the show. We would book again.

Thank Simon B
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

We really enjoyed dirty Rotten Scoundrels, an old style song and dance musical. Lots of humour and light hearted. Some adult humour that would probably pass over the heads of younger theatre goers.
Robert Lindsay was the ultimate professional and owned the whole show.
Highly recommended.
Though would like to add, if you have tickets for seats in the middle of the row could you please get yourself seated before the last minute to save disturbing other theatre goers....it's a pet hate of mine as my hubby likes an aisle seat to stretch his leg (arthritic knees) and we seem to spend the last 10 minutes before curtain up, like jack in a box, up and down all the time.

Thank dianej01
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