Just For One Day
Ends Mar 30 2h 15m
Just For One Day
94

Just For One Day London Reviews and Tickets

94%
(396 Ratings)
Positive
97%
Mixed
1%
Negative
2%
Members say
Entertaining, Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Delightful

About the Show

A new British musical based on the story of the iconic 1985 fundraising concert Live Aid.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (70)

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143 Reviews | 5 Followers
75
Audience pleaser, Great actors/musicians, Unity, Righteous, Reflective

See it if you enjoy 80s music, great vocals/musicians. Cleverly narrates the timeline of a spectacular occasion.

Don't see it if rock musicals aren’t your choice of genre.

24 Reviews | 0 Followers
90
Indulgent, Great singing, Cliched, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You love big musical set pieces with incredible vocal performances - or you're a fan of music of the '70s and '80s

Don't see it if You want something deep & meaningful or with a good story - the story is OK for what it is and has much to commend - but its about the music Read more

11 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Must see, Epic, Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if I loved this show as did my 13 year old daughter. The quality of the cast was just awesome. Songs amazing and some great humour.

Don't see it if you don't like a little fffing & jeffing.. well what do you expect from Bob Geldoff :-D

11 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Funny, Absorbing

See it if Absolutely took me right back to 1985. Thought provoking, funny and great music. Would highly recommend!

Don't see it if If you don’t like some swearing!

14 Reviews | 0 Followers
95
Masterful, Great singing, Delightful, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if you want to learn about the story of the Live Aid concert and enjoy some amazing hits performed by remarkable actors.

Don't see it if you don't like 80s music.

6 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Great story telling, Excellent music, Brilliant, Entertaining

See it if Love the music from Live Aid, interested in the story behind it, appreciate interpretations of songs. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Don't see it if No reason - it doesn’t shy away from criticisms of the ‘song’ or other issues.

10 Reviews | 0 Followers
95
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like juke box musicals and a bit of history

Don't see it if You don’t want a great evening

4 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Inspiring, Great singing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You like bands and music from the 70s and 80s, and enjoy seeing how music brings people together.

Don't see it if You don't like music from 70s and 80s.

Critic Reviews (10)

Time Out London
February 16th, 2024

"‘Just for One Day’ is ultimately a fantasy about the woke youth of today"
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The Guardian (UK)
February 14th, 2024

"The focus is firmly on feels and feel-good tunes. The tone is ecstatic."
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The Telegraph (UK)
February 14th, 2024

"As with the day itself, cynicism melts into admiration."
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The Times (UK)
February 14th, 2024

"Yes, it’s a jukebox show at heart"
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London Theatre
February 14th, 2024

"Brilliantly performed by a top-notch cast"
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The Stage (UK)
February 14th, 2024

“Feel-good celebration of the power of music”
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The Independent (UK)
February 14th, 2024

"pure, simple nostalgia, potent as the blend of self-righteousness and backstage cocaine"
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The Arts Desk
February 15th, 2024

"From the opening chord, it’s established that this is gig theatre, music at full volume"
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