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Average customer review: 5.0 star rating (4.9 Stars)

Number of reviews: 17

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5.0 star rating Sylvester Ponniah from London, England

BACK TO THE MUSICAL

I was lucky enough to see the show in Manchester twice. It was amazing. Some story points were slightly different to the original movie, but we got to see things from a different viewpoint, as well. All the original soundtrack really immersed you into the nostalgic memories and feelings you had of seeing the first movie, when you were younger. The new songs were fantastic. I really wanted to get up and dance. At some points, I felt I was actually in the movie, my eyes watering at the most emotive scenes in my childhood memories. It is a must see. So, of course, I had to see it all again in London. The stage is smaller, but the impact is just as impressive. I am hoping to go again in September. A fan or a new viewer, not only your kids are gonna love it. So be there or be square. History has changed.

5.0 star rating Stuart McNeal from London, England

THIS WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

This is absolutely brilliant. Just like the film but on stage. The cast is perfectly blended and matched again like the movie. You will come out and want to go again and two bits stand out. The first time the car gets to 88mph. It blows your mind because you don’t expect it in the perfect quality and style it is. Then 15mins from the end I can’t tell a lie the theatre made a loud gasping noise and everyone was like oh my god (in a good way) and I was in tears it was that magical and intense it actually made me a 41 year old cry in amazement and just the pure magic of the last 10mins. Think theatre with magic and massive illusion with a great story and music and your gonna fall in love all over again. Definitely rewrites theatre and musicals as we all know it. Brilliant brilliant brilliant

5.0 star rating Charlie Kirk from London, England

SO SO SO SO GOOD

For anyone who loved the film this is a must see. I can’t remember a more brilliantly realised musical adaptation of a movie. What a show!

5.0 star rating Stephen Hurren from Colchester Essex

AWESOME

Mind blowing, truly amazing affects, a must see for any fan or anyone,

5.0 star rating Andy from Portsmouth, England

BRILLIANT

This was just great fun. I read some professional reviews that the score was a bit lacking, and I guess a few of the songs were just so-so, but overall we were highly entertained. It generally follows the storyline of the movie with a couple of tweaks and some scenes melded together due to the limitations of a stage performance. But if you loved the movie, you surely can't fail to love seeing it all unfold in front of you on stage, hearing the songs from the movie, and witnessing the frankly astonishing effects. How do you make a car go 88mph on a stage? I recommend you go to see for yourself! I've shown my kids the movies, which they really enjoyed, and they were equally as impressed as I was

5.0 star rating S. Bryant from London, England

BRILLIANT NIGHT OUT

Great show made me feel happy. Cast were excellent, well staged, music and effects were so good. The whole audience were up on there feet , felt like we had a great night out.

5.0 star rating Becky from Derby, England

JUST BRILLIANT!

I can't recommend this musical highly enough, it was absolutely fantastic. The view from our seats from the front row of the Upper Circle were great and good value if you don't want to spend too much. It was so good we booked to go again the day after seeing it! (dress circle this time so we can see the expressions better) My 12 year old loved it too. The cast, staging, songs, effects, everything was brilliant. If you love the film, you'll love this show.

5.0 star rating Tracy Bennett from London, England

MAGNIFICENT! A SPECTACULAR TREAT!

This is truly a show you do not want to miss! From the outset, the cast do an amazing job of capturing the character’s mannerisms. The sets are wonderful, the effects are stunning, and the songs, both familiar and new are great. It helps to know the story, you may not fully understand the plot if you don’t, having said that, this is a sight for all to enjoy. There was one unexpected feature - the comedy. Sprinkled throughout the play, little nuggets of comedy gold. Wonderful. For any Back To The Future fan, do not miss this piece of spectacular theatre. I left wanting to watch it all again. Just stunning.

5.0 star rating Audrey and Adele Mcnally from Middlesbrough England

CAN'T WAIT TO SEE IT AGAIN

I originally booked to see the show in Manchester. 2 days before I was due to see it covid stopped me! I have just seen it and it was well worth the wait. It was fantastic!!! I have seen many shows but this was the best. The characters of marty and doc were fabulous but George McCoy was outstanding! I don't know what the critics were talking about I wouldn't change any of it! I hope it runs for a long time because I need to see it again. I cried, I laughed, I was astounded at what they could do on stage with the car! If you like the movie you will love this. Thank you for a fabulous night of pure fun and entertainment

5.0 star rating Michelle from London, England

BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL

Fantastic mind blowing show! The casting is spot on and the effects were superb. I took my husband and my son and they enjoyed it. Cant wait to go again

5.0 star rating Charlie phillips from Kent, England

SO FUCKING GOOD

Definitely spectacular worth going to if you like the films and/or the 80s

5.0 star rating Jean-Pierre - Maurey - Delaunay from London, England

BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL

04/16/2022 Hello, I'm Jean-Pierre "JP" Maurey-Delaunay and this is my review of my new West End show: Back To The Future. Based on the iconic 1985 film, Back To The Future: The Musical, arrives in London for audiences to experience the classic on stage. Now I have alot to talk about so stay tuned, first the performances: 1. Olly Dobson was fantastic as Marty I was blown away by his voice, he reminds me of Aladdin because he is always getting into scrapes and finding friends, I thought he sounded a lot like Micheal J. Fox only slightly lower. 2. Roger Bart raises the roof as Doc Brown, his talent and energy that he brought to the character was second to none, he reminds me of Genie and Timon (hint: Roger was the singing voice for Disney's 1997 classic: Hercules, that's the only project I know of him) because he is very funny and energetic and just keeps the audience laughing throughout the whole show 3. Shane O'Riordan nails it as the show's villain, Biff Tannen, I felt like he looks alot like Thomas F. Wilson from the film although, the show's Biff was less muscular, but he was an amazing singer, he reminds an awful lot like Gaston from Beauty And The Beast because he is told no by the one thing he wants which is Lorraine, so I really saw some similarities between the two. The songs: 1. Teach Him A Lesson sung by Biff and his gang, I thought that was a full on villain song because it really shows his hatred towards Marty and what was really funny was that he got some phrases wrong such as: "Heads He (Marty) wins and tales I Lose!" and "A man he won't regret". 2. It Works sung by Doc Brown, it was a brilliant song Roger Bart sung it really well, he had really amazing dance moves at the start of the song and I liked the part Marty says "who are the girls?", To which Doc responds "I don't know, they just show up everytime I start singing!". 3. Something About That Boy sung by Lorraine and Biff, this song to me was like a step-into-Disney universe because it has a classic chase scene only in this chase it is set in the school and Biff is not covered in manure but spaghetti and Marty uses a Star Wars reference that hints he is from the 80s (much to Biff's confusion). 4. 21st Century sung by Doc Brown, this song reminded me of music of Wreck It Ralph because of it's electronic sounds and drums, which I thought were good, also at one point in the song there two things that I noticed hint to Back To The Future Part II and Part III. The setting: 1. I thought the way the clocktower moved was great when it switched to the Delorean taking center stage. 2. The Hill Valley High School was brilliant when it moved around on a circle to show we've gone to a different location of the school. The Delorean was to die for it was brilliantly designed and when Marty goes back in time there is some animation on the curtain and back to show the movement of the car, and I loved how it flew over the audience I mean how does it do that?! Come and see Back To The Future The Musical you'll have a great night!. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

5.0 star rating Mark Reeves from Biggleswade, England

CLASSIC 80S

29/05/2022 I attended Back to the future musical at the Adelphi theatre , I had trepidation concerning the interpretation. The lead role actor had all Marty Mcflys nuances mixed with his own personality, but for me the show came alive when Marty Mcflys dad entered the musical . His portrayal boarded on mesmeric, his timing his poise and sheer brilliance brought the show to life . The sets may be basic yet easily suited the style of the show , the smooth change from scene to seen smacked of true professionalism. There were even a few references to other films Lucas had a hand in ie star wars. As for the Delorian stunning effects used specially at the finale when it flies into the audience. There are plenty of comical moments to keep it light hearted . We'll worth a visit .

5.0 star rating Jean-Pierre - Maurey - Delaunay from London, England

BACK TO THE FUTURE THE HIT MUSICAL

05/23/2022 Hello, I'm Jean-Pierre "JP" Maurey-Delaunay and this is my review of my new West End show: Back To The Future. Based on the 1985 film, Back To The Future: The Musical, arrives in London for audiences to experience the classic on stage. There's alot you'd expect from this show, like the classic George-Punch-Biff scene and the timeless icon: The Delorean I wasn't expecting alot of applause from an audience!. Now I have alot to talk about so stay tuned, first the performances: 1. Will Haswell was fantastic as Marty I thought his performance was indescribable, he looks to me like a young Han Solo. 2. Roger Bart raises the roof as Doc Brown, his talent and energy that he brought to the character was second to none, I love the part where he says "who's vice president, Daffy Duck?". 3. Aidan Cutler nails it as the show's villain, Biff Tannen, I felt like he looks alot like Thomas F. Wilson from the film, he was an amazing singer. The songs: 1. Teach Him A Lesson sung by Biff and his gang (only 3D and Slick, Match doesn't appear in the show), I thought that was a full on villain song because it really shows his hatred towards Marty and what was really funny was that he got some phrases wrong such as: "Heads He (Marty) wins and tales I Lose!" and "A man he won't regret". 2. It Works sung by Doc Brown, it was a brilliant song Roger Bart sung it really well, he had really amazing dance moves at the start of the song and I liked the part Marty says "who are the girls?", To which Doc responds "I don't know, they just show up everytime I start singing!". 3. Something About That Boy sung by Lorraine, Biff and his gang, this song to me was like a step-into-Disney universe because it has a classic chase scene only in this chase it is set in the school and Biff is not covered in manure but spaghetti and Marty uses a Star Wars reference that hints he is from the 80s (much to Biff's confusion). 4. 21st Century sung by Doc Brown, this song reminded me of music of Wreck It Ralph because of it's electronic sounds and drums, which I thought were good, also at one point in the song there two things that I noticed hint to Back To The Future Part II and Part III ( Spoiler: The Police Box from Dr. Who appears). The setting: 1. I thought the way the clocktower moved was great when it switched to the Delorean taking center stage. 2. The Hill Valley High School was brilliant when it moved around on a circle to show we've gone to a different location of the school. The Delorean was to die for it was brilliantly designed and when Marty goes back in time there is some animation on the curtain and back to show the movement of the car, and I loved how it flew over the audience I mean how does it do that?! Of all the West End shows I've seen, I like this one more. Come and see Back To The Future The Musical you'll have a great night!. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

5.0 star rating Tony B from London, England

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT

Wasn't sure how they were going to make this into a musical stage show but anything I imagined was far exceeded by what I experienced. This was a masterpiece of theatre production, fantastic character portrayals, especially George McFly who absolutely nailed it, and brilliant and very clever special effects and staging. If the movie was ever of any interest to you then this will not disappoint. Thoroughly recomend it.

5.0 star rating Stu M from London, England

INCREDIBLE

My 2 children and I absolutely loved this flawless production, particularly the mind blowing scenes involving the car. Incredible

4.0 star rating Steve Nesbitt from London, England

A GREAT TIME HAD BY ALL

A fantastic show, the staging and effects are the best I have seen in any production and the cast do a fine job. No real stand out new songs, but the story is so iconic that it didn't matter.

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