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Here’s what we think: Review by Headout

The famous rock musical We Will Rock You is playing at London Coliseum. Despite being 21 years old the musical celebrating Queen's greatest hits has never sounded and looked fresher thanks to an incredible cast.  On paper, it sounds too conflicting to smash together Queen’s rock hits and a musical format. Don’t be put off though because it works. I was sceptical that it would seem like a tribute band but this was not the case. It is a full-on production from start to finish that magically seems to run parallel with Queen’s legacy but does not get too close and avoids becoming a tribute show. The storyline is set in the future and is very ‘self-mocking’. If I am honest the storyline is not what makes this musical great, you could be unaware of the story and still have a great evening thanks to the music and some of the jokes in between the songs. It’s a funny, light-hearted show and if you are expecting this when you go into the theatre you’ll have a fabulous night. 

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Bea Maynard,

London Theatre
Jun, 2023
4/5

"We Will Rock You: That’s the show's title, the cast's promise. And, they do nothing less. Twenty years after this futuristic masterpiece took to the stage, it continues to wow the crowds in this spectacular production, that is simply magnifico in some places and slightly gaga in others."

Jun, 2023
3/5

"We Will Rock You may not be the smartest show in the world but it does have a lot going for it. While the book lets it down somewhat, it is salvaged by a truly incredible cast, some stunning moments and, obviously, that iconic Queen songbook. "

Alex Wood,

Whats On Stage
Jun, 2023
3/5

“Let’s face it – no one is expecting We Will Rock You to provide a Pulitzer-winning script or genre-defining creative expertise. But if audiences are there for some Queen classics, sung by the cream of the MT crop, that’s exactly what they’re going to be getting.”

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