The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby London Reviews and Tickets

(42 Ratings)
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Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Clever, Delightful

Fitzgerald’s jazz-age 1920s novel is brought to life in an immersive theatrical experience.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (42)

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184 Reviews | 30 Followers
Great acting, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love immersive experience

Don't see it if you hate being dragged around

106 Reviews | 12 Followers
Refreshing, Quirky, Disappointing, Confusing, Delightful

See it if You like immersive theatre and getting involved

Don't see it if You want to see every bit of the show, some scenes can be missed while in other rooms

446 Reviews | 81 Followers
Disjointed, Cheap

See it if you have a gotta-catch-em-all mentality towards site-specific theater.

Don't see it if you want to see a de facto Great Gatsby.

22 Reviews | 1 Follower
Masterful, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if this isn't a conventional show, there's no stage and audience, everyone is mingled, walking room to room, witnessing everything first hand

Don't see it if probably with kids, or if you don't want to be involved in the play

40 Reviews | 0 Followers
Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you want to try something different to the usual seated performance.

Don't see it if you don't like immersive experiences.

22 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like immersive theatre, enjoy participation, dressing up

Don't see it if You need to stay seated.

34 Reviews | 1 Follower
Romantic, Intelligent, Quirky, Disappointing, Great acting

See it if You enjoyed the book and like immersive theatre

Don't see it if You would rather watch the play unfold on a stage and aren't a fan of dressing up.

21 Reviews | 0 Followers
Immersive, Refreshing, Quirky, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy the book and want a more engaging, different play experience. Actors stay in character throughout and the different rooms was fun

Don't see it if You didn't like the book, or don't want to get involved in the immersive experience. You may have to be part of the show

Critic Reviews (6)

Time Out London
September 16th, 2021

London’s longest-running immersive theatre show is a fun night out, but not a lot more than that...really, it’s no more articulate an adaptation than that gif of Leonardo DiCaprio toasting the camera.'
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The Guardian (UK)
October 23rd, 2020
For a previous production

A revitalised, socially distanced version of the F Scott Fitzgerald novel keeps the jazz age alive with song, dance and spectacle.'
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The Telegraph (UK)
October 22nd, 2020
For a previous production

The return of the hit show is a tonic, but a restricted 'immersive' experience rather hampers the fun...As soon as the show can be restored to full ambulatory glory, I’ll be back like a shot.'
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The Times (UK)
October 26th, 2020
For a previous production

Revelry and intrigue that leaves you wanting its idiosyncratic way this stylishly inventive entertainment remains true to the spirit of F Scott Fitzgerald’s vision...'
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The Arts Desk
October 23rd, 2020
For a previous production

A warm and electric tribute to the book...It's a true achievement to feel the chemistry of a cast whirring into action again.'
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London Theatre
October 22nd, 2020
For a previous production

Everything you’d expect from a show set in the 1920s is there: the Charleston, the bob hair cuts, the constant talk about motor cars. But it’s missing the exorbitant lavishness that you get from the original.'
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