Eurobeat

Date: 
Tuesday, 9 September, 2008

Genre: Comedy Musical
Opened 9 Sep 2008
Written: Original songs written by Craig Christie & Andrew Patterson
Directed: Glynn Nicholas
Cast:Les Dennis, Mel Giedroyc
Synopsis: An interactive musical celebrating everything Eurovision, with the audience voting for their favourite song via text messaging. 'We are in Sarajevo, who have somehow won the rights to host this year's competition. Each audience member will be assigned to one of the ten competing countries as they enter the venue.'

What the popular press had to say.....
ALICE JONES for THE INDEPENDENT says, "Supremely silly and loopily enjoyable...I can't remember laughing this much (or ever making quite so much noise) in a theatre." NICHOLAS DE JONGH for THE EVENING STANDARD says, "The sight and sound of Eurobeat is cruel and unusual treatment, in other words torture." CHARLES SPENCER for THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "The most exuberantly enjoyable musical to have opened in the West End since Hairspray. As the sign outside the theatre promises: you'll laugh until the tears run down your legs." SAM MARLOWE for THE TIMES says, "well-honed, sharp-eyed and slickly performed...This show is entirely pointless, but its OTT energy and shameless silliness are oddly seductive. Forget high culture; this is high camp, and in its own unpretentious way it’s a winner."

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

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