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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.7 Stars)

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3.0 star rating Hmm from Anytown, AT 55555

25TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE CINEMA -LIGHTENING DOES STRIKE TWICE

Seeing this show from the Royal ALbert Hall at the Cinema, I thought would be a cheap evening out. Went to a different cinema than for Les Mis 25th anniversary due to satellite issues making the picture stutter. THis time the projection was terrible (apparently nothing the cinema could do because they were getting the feed from an external company) and sound quality was non existant. During Masquarade, the sound had gone for the whole sequence, so someone shouted "this is my favourite song, i can sing it if you want!" I would like to know whether this just happened in London (Cineworld Wandsworth for Phantom, Odeon Wimbledon for Les Mis) or whether it was a national thing. If its a national thing then they need to change satellite providers! Should have gone to Hyde park to see if I could have heard it from the Hall itself!

2.5 star rating Kathy from Bristol England

PHANTOM @ HER MAJESTY'S

This was the worst production of Phantom that I have ever seen. Special effects were average and whom ever played the lead of Phantom on Saturday 17th April was not up to the part. When the powerful voice was neede he was shouting not singing. Spoilt my day out to see Phantom and Love Never Dies in tandem. I have previously seen the stage production in Bristol and London so I do have a benchmark.

1.0 star rating Scott Brown from Surrey, UK

PHLOP!

How disappointing. My wife and I have seen Phantom 5 times between us and both love the show. I bought premium seats for her birthday and we both very much looked forward to seeing the show again. Sadly we were so angry with the current weak cast and bizarre direction that we decided not to return for act 2. The original show was written to portray the undiscovered talent of Christine by the tortured and brilliant Phantom. Both leads on stage last Friday (9th July 10) were weak to say the least and coupled with the almost pantomime direction the result was to ruin what is a perfect work by Lloyd Webber et al. All that class and illusion lost. I hope Lloyd-Webber sees this recent travesty and influences a change to his original design. Gutted.

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MAGICAL Beautiful captivating

Phantom today leaves a Titanic sized wake behind it in which the rest wallow for nearly 30 years.

Her Majesty's Theatre London, is where it all began. October 1986 and the curtain went up on the biggest gamble of Lloyd Webber's life.

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