Mamma Mia! Reviews

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Average customer review: 5.0 star rating (4.8 Stars)

Number of reviews: 62



4.5 star rating Anonymous from London,


We have seen this outstanding show twice and this is the first time at the. Novello. I had the coughing from a customer behind me which I chose to ignore for ease, this was the first time our 6 year daughter was to to share the magic at a theatre we love ABBA and swayed with the singing waved hands low to enjoy the dancing but not to the detriment of others now correct me if I'm wrong but musicals surely aren't sit dead pan and on your hands!?!?! Wrong a Spanish lady did not agree and complained ruined the moment for all of us we weren't a crazy outlandish hen party we were a happy happy small family it's a shame the novello theatre did not stand by their advertising , their response was its a musical not a concert ! Well forgive us and small children for enjoying the cast singing and the band ! Poor show novello we left half way through for the fear of more negativity not what I wanted to project to small children

5.0 star rating Jacqui Bal from Cyprus (and my Mum from London)!


A cast full of chemistry! I travelled from Cyprus to take my Mum as a birthday treat and have to say that the show flowed. Thoroughly enjoyed it and HIGHLY recommended.

5.0 star rating Ala.allie from London,


My friends gave me tickets to see mamma mia! for my b''s the best b'day gift ever!! show was absolutely amazing,I had goose bumps few times..I can't stop singing abba's songs..I recommend this show to anyone I've just came back from novello theatre and if someone would tell me-you can back there now to see it one more time-I would go wtihout doubt.cast-superb!!! thank you for an amazing show and night!!

4.0 star rating Anon from UK


This was a very good show for defently die hard ABBA fans. The sets were memorible, The acting, singing, Dancing, humour were Excellent and the Prince of whales theatre was Beautifull. The problem whith this show was that the story was more forgetable on stage than on screen but the show was still fun and enjoyable for those who want a fun time.

4.5 star rating Mike from Wales


Okay, I thought, not my usual cup of tea, more of a Maiden at Twickenham sort of chap. Went with friends for 40th birthday party (not mine, a friend of ours) and absolutely loved it. Great show, great music (oh yes you will dance and you will sing along). Thoroughly enjoyable and such a great atmosphere. I would definitely recomend this - but hey, roll on Slipknot in December!!

4.0 star rating Bob from Swindon, UK


This is a "great for all the family" feel good show. I first saw this when it originally came on stage and unfortunately the current production is a poor shadow of the original. Because of the stage shape and backdrops it is like looking into a fish tank. The set is too polished and why do they think they can get away with visible handles for moving the set? In the original the stage floor was lit up at times and although the stage is painted the same it doesn't light up. The singing was really good. Several of the dancers failed to finish moves correctly and lost balance. Some performers did not seem fit enough for the parts. Costumes were ill fitting and how could wardrobe let Donna's wedding dress go on stage with the hem down. Having said that, the audience loved it, the theatre staff were excellent and the theatre comfortable.

5.0 star rating Annie from Tipperary, Ireland


I so enjoyed this as did my husband and 14 year old god-daughter. The cast looked like they were having a ball and made it seem like it was the very first night. Their performance was so fresh and energetic. The show was uplifting, fun and made me smile. It had all the elements - sad, funny but overall uplifting and the music/singing/dancing were infectious. I would highly recommend it for a family night out! Staff at the theatre were friendly and helpful. 10 out of 10.

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fun Musical LOUD

This is a show that you cannot get close enough to so front row seats are highly recommended.

This is a party and if you're not on your feet dancing along to the big finale then you went to the wrong theatre!

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