Legally Blonde (London)
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Legally Blonde (London)
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Legally Blonde (London) London Reviews and Tickets

81%
(54 Reviews)
Positive
83%
Mixed
9%
Negative
8%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Delightful

About the Show

Lucy Moss helms a revival of the big-hearted musical based on the hit 2001 movie.

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Member Reviews (54)

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38 Reviews | 4 Followers
88
Hilarious, Campy, Great cast, Joyous

See it if you want to see one of funniest, most energetic, campiest musical productions in years! Pure joy. Diverse, body positive cast was amazing

Don't see it if you want a traditional musical with type casting. This cast rejoices in whom we are today. They exuded joy. What talent!

34 Reviews | 2 Followers
10
Excruciating, Indulgent, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You want Edinburgh fringe musicals for £60

Don't see it if If? IF? DO NOT SEE THIS Read more

30 Reviews | 6 Followers
80
Quirky, Funny

See it if you like the film. The plot is the same, you'll see your favourite moments on stage, with some high-energy numbers and catchy tunes

Don't see it if you don't like pink, there's pink everywhere. Also, as an open air theatre don't expect perfect sound or lighting, it has limitations

24 Reviews | 2 Followers
92
Hilarious, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if You want to have a fun night out and see a musical that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

Don't see it if You’re ‘anti-woke’.

18 Reviews | 1 Follower
78
Fluffy, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like some entertaining musical for a weekday night or weekend

Don't see it if you look for something more profound and with substances

18 Reviews | 0 Followers
78
Fluffy, Relevant, Quirky, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if It’s an entertaining show, but some of the cast/ensemble don’t fulfill their roles as needed. I did enjoy the original more.

Don't see it if If you are not broad minded or into rom com’s.

11 Reviews | 0 Followers
82
Quirky, Hilarious, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like everything camp.

Don't see it if you're allergic to over-the-top shows. Read more

Mio
10 Reviews | 0 Followers
95
Quirky, Delightful, Funny, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if If you are looking for something to give you positive energy

Don't see it if you expect the perfect sound quality as it is open-air

Critic Reviews (10)

Time Out London
May 25th, 2022

It’s weird, visually striking and basically pretty funny, but I found it very difficult to get a handle on it emotionally. Never in a million years could this yassified, camped up, queered up take on ‘Legally Blonde’ have served as the original: it is emphatically A Version.
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The Telegraph (UK)
May 25th, 2022

Bowman ... not only possesses a terrific set of lungs, but denotes the character’s journey of self-discovery with nuance, shifting from initial hurt and bashfulness to indestructible resolve. I would have loved more of is memorable songs.
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The London Evening Standard
May 25th, 2022

Bowman holds her own against scene-stealing turns from big-voiced Nadine Higgin as Elle’s beautician ally Paulette and the lithe Lauren Drew as her fitness guru client Brooke. If you love the film, or if you simply go with an open mind and heart, you’ll have a whale of a time.
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What's On Stage (UK)
May 25th, 2022

Moss ... has done something quite remarkable. While upping the fun and the fizz, she has also made it an inclusive power-house of a musical. She also hauls it into 2022. Ellen Kane's choreography is truly fabulous. On its own terms, the whole thing succeeds with magnificent, all-embracing confidence. I had the best of times.
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The Guardian (UK)
May 25th, 2022

This is a tongue-in-cheek production that comes with a megawattage of kitsch ... Characters are pancake flat ... Campness dominates ... At times it is so pink and squealy that it feels like a summer pantomime. If it is outlandish and ridiculous, it is heady good fun too.
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The Times (UK)
May 25th, 2022

Go with an open mind and you’ll be blown away. Moss’s diverse casting reinvents conventional ideas of beauty, in line with the idea that character trumps superficialities. Laura Hopkins’s set isn’t easy on the eye.
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The Stage (UK)
May 25th, 2022

Moss’ all-out approach to comedy comes at the expense of heart, but it mostly works. Mostly, the unrestrained approach adds to the show’s inherent silliness, but sometimes it makes things look a little sloppy. The set design featuring tassels of blonde hair hanging in fringes is an ugly backdrop.
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The Arts Desk
May 25th, 2022

Yes, much of the plotting is enjoyable nonsense; it’s certainly not beholden to actual legal proceedings. But amidst its ... giddy gags are extremely pertinent points about how we judge on appearances, whether it’s dismissing women who proudly own their femininity, or discriminate based on race, sexuality or gender identity. Another triumphant musical reinvention at the Park.
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