Never saw the 1954 film: Bing Crosby was a bit passé even for my generation. But the song is inescapable, and in certain moods, dammit, can still stir the heart. The musical been done for a UK tour but astonishingly this is its first big West End outing.
And a few times, especially in the first half, I could see why. Not to put too fine a point on it, its gentle aw-shucks goodwill and... Read more