Jack and the Beanstalk (Lyric Hammersmith)
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Jack and the Beanstalk (Lyric Hammersmith)

Jack and the Beanstalk (Lyric Hammersmith) London Reviews and Tickets

(11 Ratings)
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Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

About the Show

The Lyric Hammersmith presents a panto about adventure-seeker Jack and an enchanted beanstalk. 

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Show-Score Member Reviews (11)

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74 Reviews | 6 Followers
Fun, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You love an over the top, laugh out loud panto.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy shows which adapt pop songs.

139 Reviews | 4 Followers
Great cast, Crazy characters, Child friendly, Entertaining, Vibrant fun

See it if Spreading messages of acceptance & kindness along with plenty of deliciously awful puns Audience participation Christmas & community spirit

Don't see it if …no reason not to see this Pantomime, it’s silly fun & reasonably priced.

24 Reviews | 0 Followers
Hilarious, Great writing, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you like tounge in cheese comedy, pantomime of classic stories with a twist. Entertaining for kids and adults alike

Don't see it if If you’re not into modern or pop music the song adaptations may not be as entertaining for you as others who find that appealing

7 Reviews | 0 Followers
Iconic, Christmas, Hilarious, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You love a panto, this one has a huge budget and all the glitter and nonsense you'd love! The beanstalk is a real moment!

Don't see it if You want a linear story, or if you're after high brow comedy!

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if Never a dull moment. It just kept giving scene after scene

Don't see it if You dont like a proper panto !!!!

1 Review | 0 Followers
Great staging, Must see, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if just brilliant

Don't see it if you have no sense of humour

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
Enchanting, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if The wit, the humour, the costumes, the level of entertainment, the singing, the feel good factor

Don't see it if You are easily offended

1 Review | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if Effects where wonderful particularly the growing beanstalk. Yes I did say growing. Great case especially Dawn French

Don't see it if You have young children to take. It’s not for children really especially young. We had a under five year old kicking our seats. Read more

Critic Reviews (6)

November 28th, 2022

"Overall, the Lyric Hammersmith have succeeded in renovating 'Jack and the Beanstalk' into an amusing tale, stuffed with plenty of pop-culture references that, thankfully, don't make you cringe."
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Time Out London
November 30th, 2022

"...it does everything you want a panto to do and it does it well. But it’s the air of insurrection that makes it special."
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The Telegraph (UK)
November 27th, 2022

"The Lyric Hammersmith’s panto is a slick, gag-rich affair, heavy on the jolly set-pieces and pleasantly light on the political asides"
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The Times (UK)
November 28th, 2022

"If you’re vegan or even lactose intolerant, possibly this dairy-obsessed panto isn’t for you. If you’re not, this inspired silliness is the crème de la crème."
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The Guardian (UK)
November 28th, 2022

"By uniting the whole theatre in good cheer, this 'Jack and the Beanstalk' doesn’t just talk the talk, it walks the walk."
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November 29th, 2022

"I may not be moved by the Lyric Hammersmith's sparkly production, but you would be hard-pressed to find an audience cheering as loudly and enthusiastically as this one does."
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