Buddy - Duchess Theatre 2007

  • Genre: Musical
    Opened 7 Aug 2007
    Written: by Alan Janes & Rob Bettinson
    Directed: Rob Bettinson
    Produced: Alan Janes
    Synopsis: Story of Buddy Holly who died at the young age of 22. Buddy tells the story of the three years in which he became the world’s top recording artist with a show that features over 20 of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits including Peggy Sue, That’ll be the Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, Heartbeat and Raining in my Heart.

    What the critics had to say.....
    NICHOLAS DE JONGH for THE EVENING STANDARD says, "Slickly directed revival" SAM MARLOWE for THE TIMES says, "This is less a portrait of the man than a tribute concert by a band of look and sound-alikes...But its actor-musicians are energetic, the playing and singing is on the whole impressive." CHARLES SPENCER for THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "ludicrously enjoyable...Buddy Holly's magnificent music undoubtedly ensures that you leave with a smile on your face and a spring in your step."

    External links to full reviews from popular press
    The Times
    The Daily Telegraph

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