Groundhog Day
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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day London Reviews and Tickets

(141 Ratings)
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Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great staging

About the Show

Andy Karl reprises his role in this Olivier Award-winning musical that returns to London after 7 years.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (141)

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80 Reviews | 5 Followers
Masterful, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You’re looking for something new, the first act is a little repetitive but the way the second reinvents everything is masterful

Don't see it if You don’t like adaptions of films

58 Reviews | 5 Followers
Indulgent, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a truly ground(get it)breaking musical! It's just great!

Don't see it if you don't like the film? Idk.

109 Reviews | 33 Followers
Dizzying, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Clever

See it if you want to treat yourself to incredibly inventive stagecraft in a lightweight but fun musical

Don't see it if you need a memorable score (nothing stuck with me on the train back from the theater) or are prudish Read more

557 Reviews | 97 Followers
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you’d love to be transported by one of the best movie-to-musical adaptations ever to hit the stage. An absolute gift of a show.

Don't see it if you like missing out on terrific performances, hearty laughs, and being absolutely moved by what you’re watching.

54 Reviews | 1 Follower
Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You like a funny, cleverly staged musical. Some really great moments in the show.

Don't see it if You didn’t like the film

59 Reviews | 1 Follower
Refreshing, Quirky, Great staging, Funny, Clever

See it if You enjoyed the movie, appreciate clever and creative staging, or want to see an entertaining and funny show with great music.

Don't see it if You hated the movie, but I think the show stands on its own either way!

58 Reviews | 2 Followers
Hilarious, Quirky, Great writing, Delightful, Clever

See it if you love a romantic musical with plenty of laughs, a bit of magic (!) and a profound underlying message.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy pop-rock songs or the idea of repetition (but surprisingly, not so repetitive!?) Read more

79 Reviews | 1 Follower
Refreshing, Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like witty and clever musicals, very funny, very poignant. A must see.

Don't see it if You like more traditional/jazz handsy musicals. To be honest, just see it!!

Critic Reviews (12)

The London Evening Standard
June 9th, 2023

“Sublimely witty and surprisingly profound, it’s a pleasure to experience this new, improved musical version of ‘Groundhog Day’ again...I rarely want to see a production more than once. I’d happily watch this one a third time. Maybe a fourth, a fifth…”
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The Guardian (UK)
June 9th, 2023

"It is guaranteed entertainment and will no doubt get bums on seats. A comfy pair of slippers then, but ones we enjoy slipping into."
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The Telegraph (UK)
June 9th, 2023

"Amid a cast (and mise-en-scène) that operate like clockwork, cheerleader pom-poms should be raised the highest to salute Tanisha Spring’s endearingly puzzled, empathetic and strong-voiced producer Rita (the Andie MacDowell role)...And this playful, profound show is the real deal, too. I worried I was OTT in my praise last time, but it’s one for the ages."
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The Times (UK)
June 9th, 2023

“Lizzi Gee’s choreography is slick but soulful, while Hugh Vanstone’s lighting adds to the other-worldly aura. You really don’t want to leave this enchanted town.”
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June 9th, 2023

“Where the stage version differs most strongly from the film is that Rita isn’t just the girl he loves, but a woman with agency and wisdom, who helps him find humility and reclaim his humanity. That’s what makes ‘Groundhog Day’ such an enjoyable show: it earns its happy ending, which unfolds with grace and a sense of wonder. It is, literally, marvellous.”
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London Theatre
June 9th, 2023

“If any show was tailor-made for repeat viewings, it’s ‘Groundhog Day.’ It’s not just the inspired time-loop premise of Danny Rubin’s tale...but the extraordinary intricacy of both writing and staging, which mean that each encounter with it reveals new wonders. This fresh run proves once again that the production is a timeless triumph.”
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The Stage (UK)
June 9th, 2023

“It’s a show that repeatedly, and impishly, wrongfoots its audience, forcing us to gaze into the abyss of futility and despair before blindsiding us with a glimmer of tantalising possibility or a warming spark of connection.”
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Time Out London
June 9th, 2023

" ‘Groundhog Day’ is a surprisingly profound exploration of how to live a good life by appreciating the wonder and specialness in the everyday."
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