Backstairs Billy Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.6 Stars)

Number of reviews: 7

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5.0 star rating Cherril Anderson from London, England

BACKSTAIRS BILLY

I went to see Backstairs Billy last night. The show was fabulous. Luke Evans and Penelope Wilton were great together. The theatre was stunning and we came up with big smiles on our faces after a wonderful evening. Well worth seeing.

5.0 star rating Steven Wilkins from Nantwich Cheshire

GOOD OLD FASHIONED SIT COM

It was a joy to watch this comedy, a good old fashioned sit com with plenty of laughs and brilliant comedy timing from Luke Evans and Penelope Wilton. Brilliant entertainment

5.0 star rating GG from Glasgow, Scotland

EXCELLENT

There with my mum last night and both enjoyed. Lots of laugh our pod moments. Both glad we went.

5.0 star rating Sue S from London, England

EXCELLENT

Such a brilliant show, very witty and extremely well acted. Would thoroughly recommend

5.0 star rating Tamas B. from London, England

IT'S EXCELLENT FOR WHAT IT IS-A LIGHT COMEDY CREATED TO ENTERTAIN

I've just seen the show tonight and I had a fabulous time. It's a light comedy with witty dialogue and social commentary with an excellent cast across the board. I've seen some reviews criticizing how light this play is, but I disagree-this is supposed to be a comedy and not a drama, it doesn't need more gravitas, it's just supposed to make you laugh and if it's that what you wish for, it won't disappoint!

5.0 star rating Deb Daly from Broasbridge Heath, England

EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE!

Saw Backstairs Billy last night and wow, absolutely brilliant, funny, amazing cast.....also first time watching from a box....Luke Evans and Penelope Wilton led the cast in a wonderful final night performance, and a well deserved standing ovation, thank you for a wonderful night....x

2.0 star rating RH from London, England

OLD-FASHIONED CREAKY VEHICLE

there was a flash of interest when QM got a little cruel at the end and it seemed to be veering towards the interesting examination of class and sexuality it could have been. But otherwise very safe star vehicle. The stars did well, especially Wilton, but deserved much better material.

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entertaining Witty And Worthwhile

Luke Evans really makes this show shine. Not even to be upstaged by a pair of real life corgis, he imbues Billy with verve and wit

Cast out to her dotage following the death of her husband and her daughter's ascension, life for Her Majesty at Clarence House is akin to a lavish snow globe, relating with her staff far more frequently than her busy family.

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