Brokeback Mountain (West End)
Ends Aug 2023 1h 30m
Brokeback Mountain (West End)

Brokeback Mountain (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

(16 Reviews)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Great staging, Must see, Clever

About the Show

Mike Faist & Lucas Hedges star in this new adaptation of the Oscar-winning 2005 movie.

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139 Reviews | 21 Followers
Romantic, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want a simply staged, superbly acted and incredibly poignant rendition of this tale. I was engrossed from start to finish- beautiful.

Don't see it if you want a fast paced show. This has a very slow to unravel story but it manages to captivate nonetheless.

109 Reviews | 14 Followers
Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if your into romance and beautiful told story with a little music

Don't see it if you like long shows its a 90 minute short play done great

86 Reviews | 8 Followers
Tender, Lovely, Great acting

See it if You just want to be reminded that gay isn’t all feathers, sequins and flamboyance, and has some effin neuance

Don't see it if You are Quentin Letts Read more

71 Reviews | 1 Follower

See it if You’ve watched the film as you can fill in the storytelling gaps the play misses out on. Understandably it’s a 90 mins show

Don't see it if You are looking to be emotionally moved. Misses the mark as in my opinion it’s too quick to understand the characters

9 Reviews | 0 Followers
Romantic, Slow, Overrated, Dramatic

See it if You love the movie

Don't see it if You didn't think the movie was as good as the critics did. You'll feel the same about this show.

6 Reviews | 0 Followers
Fluffy, Disappointing, Great acting, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to see very two strong actors

Don't see it if You’re fussy about anything beyond the acting

3 Reviews | 0 Followers
Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if You like great dramas with great acting

Don't see it if You expect to see an exact replica of the movie on stage

3 Reviews | 0 Followers
Slow, Profound

See it if Liked the movie a lot so went in knowing I would appreciate this. Touching story showcased beautifully

Don't see it if It is a bit slow paced

Critic Reviews (15)

May 18th, 2023

" 'Brokeback Mountain' is a story of enduring love that speaks to the need to love openly and freely - and if there's anything the world needs, it's more love."
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Time Out London
May 19th, 2023

"The music here is a lovely touch, but really it’s an atmospheric flourish rather than the heart and soul of the production, which really amounts to an efficient retelling of Proulx’s story."
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The London Evening Standard
May 19th, 2023

"This is a gem of a show, marrying two arthouse-cool American actors with an oddball selection of offstage talent to produce something quietly moving."
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The Telegraph (UK)
May 19th, 2023

"This adaptation of the book that became an Oscar-winning film has a semi-musical approach that charms, but it doesn't overwhelm the emotions"
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The Guardian (UK)
May 19th, 2023

"The play’s ending is stark, leaving our sobs stuck, dry, in our throats. The men’s unlived lives, their unspent passions, are desolately evoked."
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The Times (UK)
May 19th, 2023

"There’s atmosphere aplenty in Jonathan Butterell’s production… [but] I’m not sure this new version brings as much to the table [as the movie]. The slender storyline is punctuated by fragments of tasteful but generic numbers … leave us wanting more."
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May 19th, 2023

"It remains a story full of feeling, but never quite rising to the heights of poetry and meaning that you expect."
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London Theatre
May 19th, 2023

"If only the shame, violence and regret depicted here was purely historical. It’s not, of course – and perhaps that’s why this remarkable drama, which agonisingly illustrates the consequences of love denied, so thoroughly breaks your heart."
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