See it if You want a British story that, although a little far fetched, has highly relatable themes/ characters and packs a strong emotional punch.
Don't see it if You want a more upbeat, flashy or optimistic show.
See it if A real hard hitter that's both a play and a musical
Don't see it if If you want a pure play or pure musical
See it if You love musicals with a dark twist and political message. Or just want a nice thing to see.
Don't see it if You are sensitive to themes of crime and class issues
See it if You like a great story where the songs add to it but don’t take over the story
Don't see it if You are wanting gritty drama. This is a good emotive story but not hard hitting Read more
See it if you like deep stories documenting the intertwining lives of two families
Don't see it if you don't like musicals with class divide commentary, or have absolutely no knowledge of British class issues (even if you know 0.1%)
See it if You want to watch a great performance of the book. Great for schools or students studying it in school.
Don't see it if You don’t want to cry…
See it if Just one word - Memorising
Don't see it if If you don't like loud sound effects
See it if You enjoy the historical context
Don't see it if You want entertainment value