Frank & Percy
Ends Dec 17 2h 15m
Frank & Percy

Frank & Percy London Reviews and Tickets

(156 Ratings)
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Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing, Enchanting

About the Show

Ian McKellen & Roger Allam star in Ben Weatherill's new comedy about an unexpected friendship.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (44)

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71 Reviews | 6 Followers
Must watch, Romantic, Masterful, Great acting, Enchanting

See it if An absolute must watch. Such a beautiful and tender story. Both Ian and Roger do a phenomenal job. Don't miss it.

Don't see it if Can't imagine why you wouldn't want to watch it.

78 Reviews | 5 Followers
Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want to see great actors in a lovely show

Don't see it if you wont something less fragmented

81 Reviews | 1 Follower
Funny, Delightful, Profound, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You like a very funny play looking at older love and life. See for the beautiful acting and brilliant performances.

Don't see it if You are a bigot and can’t even spell watch LGBTQ stories but if you are you are missing out on a lot of the best work!!

632 Reviews | 98 Followers
Two older men walk into a dog park…

See it if Comedy of two lonely older men unintentionally looking for intimacy and love. Really there to watch Ian, who was marvelous and quite a queen

Don't see it if Two-person plays, exploration of older men’s lives, some gay humor/jokes. 2 hours 15 minutes; 1 intermission. Read more

55 Reviews | 11 Followers
Delightful, Tender, Timely, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want to see masterful acting by Ian McKellen

Don't see it if You are looking for something heavily dramatic, or if male/male relationships make you uncomfortable Read more

23 Reviews | 3 Followers
Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want to see kind comedy

Don't see it if you are feeling uncomfortable around LGBTQ

39 Reviews | 5 Followers
Emotional, Exquisite, Hilarious, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you enjoy Roger Allam or Ian McKellen. Both were masterful in their delivery with impeccable chemistry. Lovely, simple staging.

Don't see it if you hate plays. Contains LGBT+ content so don’t see it if you’re a bigot

48 Reviews | 3 Followers
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Charming

See it if Ian McKellen at his best, always perfect in everything he does. A great story you will leave the theatre feeling very happy. Co star also g8

Don't see it if Nothing not to like really, unless you don’t enjoy seeing plays

Critic Reviews (5)

Time Out London
September 27th, 2023

"It’s a very cosy play in a lot of ways, but the venerable duo’s big, end-of-first-act snog feel quietly radical."
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London Theatre
September 28th, 2023

“I don’t know if I’d run to see ’Frank & Percy’ in less expert hands. But the present company makes it an experience worth treasuring even as you wonder just when the indefatigable McKellen will return to the theatre once again.”
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The Independent (UK)
September 27th, 2023

"Frank is the straight man here in both senses, a foil for Percy’s flamboyant wit, and a novice in the world of gay dating that he’s oh-so-gently introduced to."
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All That Dazzles (UK)
September 27th, 2023

" 'Frank and Percy' is touching, tender, and a lovely evening at the theatre."
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The Arts Desk
September 27th, 2023

“I wanted to like ’Frank and Percy’ more. It stars two of our most accomplished and personable actors; it’s quite amusing; and it carries sweet messages about friendship, love and the ability to surprise oneself later in life. And yet, dramatically, writer Ben Wetherill and director Sean Mathias offer little more than a soft-centred character study that doesn’t break free of its limitations.”
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