Bluets London Reviews and Tickets

74%
(214 Ratings)
Positive
73%
Mixed
13%
Negative
14%
Members say
Clever, Slow, Ambitious, Confusing, Intelligent

About the Show

Bluets explores depression, desire, and a lifelong obsession with blue amidst heartbreak.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (13)

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113 Reviews | 8 Followers
85
Slow, Profound, Intelligent, Confusing, Clever

See it if Different from most I've seen. Clever way to bring poetry to stage.

Don't see it if The constant interruptions of speech can make it a bit slow at times. Sometimes also "noisy" as lots to take in visually and aurally.

71 Reviews | 8 Followers
79
Intense, Great use of video, Edgy, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you want to see three actors working impeccably as a team, clever use of video backdrops, you're up for edgy poetical theatre

Don't see it if you may be impacted by discussions of mental health, suicidal thoughts, depression. It's sexually explicit at points. You want a hopeful end Read more

100 Reviews | 3 Followers
70
Intelligent, Edgy, Ambitious, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if You like unusual productions. This is more spoken word than a play but the staging is epic. The use of cameras and screens is very clever.

Don't see it if You like traditional theatre, a play, anything traditional or hate spoken word.

109 Reviews | 6 Followers
69
Clever, Great acting

See it if You like plotless plays with a unique style

Don't see it if You want a strong plot

51 Reviews | 0 Followers
69
Quirky, Intense, Confusing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You want a challenging staging/acting production where the words are a nearly singular obsession about ‘blue’

Don't see it if You want a linear narrative story that has an ending. Or if you don’t like blue.

147 Reviews | 11 Followers
60
Slow, Excruciating, Banal

See it if Think this is going to be cutting edge theatre.

Don't see it if If you expect to see actors on a stage rather than behind cameras and on a screen.

57 Reviews | 2 Followers
10
Disappointing, Banal, Confusing

See it if You like blue

Don't see it if You like plot, hate poetry or hate films.

25 Reviews | 2 Followers
60
Slow, Confusing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you really enjoy experimental theatre.

Don't see it if you want a traditional way of storytelling or you get easily confused by poetry

Critic Reviews (8)

The London Evening Standard
May 28th, 2024

"A complex fusion of technology and technique, flawlessly done"
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The Guardian (UK)
May 24th, 2024

"...this adaptation is just as genre-defying, and perplexing, as its original source."
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The Telegraph (UK)
May 25th, 2024

"A solid start to a new era."
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WhatsOnStage
May 25th, 2024

"Bluets isn’t always easy to fathom; its ambition sometimes makes it confusing."
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The Stage (UK)
May 29th, 2024

"...it’s a challenging, yet deeply rewarding watch, suffused with wistful beauty."
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The Independent (UK)
May 29th, 2024

"...it’s a slog, even at 80 minutes. But my goodness it’s a beautiful slog."
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The Arts Desk
May 28th, 2024

"What’s missing in Mitchell’s show is, ironically enough, a love of the colour blue"
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London Theatre
May 25th, 2024

"This is not a safe production; it is rebellious, challenging"
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