Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Closed 2h 40m
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin London Reviews and Tickets

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Profound, Absorbing, Riveting, Great acting, Great staging

About the Show

A stage adaptation of Louis de Bernières’ best-selling novel. A story of love, war and conflict.

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Riveting, Profound, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like historical retellings and romance

Don't see it if You get triggered by war and violence

Critic Reviews (8)

London Theatre
July 11th, 2019

But there's an over-arching earnestness to the storytelling that left me largely unmoved and uninvolved. Faithful readers who just want to be reminded of a well-loved book may find more nourishment.
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The London Evening Standard
July 11th, 2019

Here's a charming, simple, slightly baggy staging of Louis de Bernières’s 1994 bestseller.
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The Arts Desk
July 11th, 2019

smart stagecraft, skimpy script...Melly Still brings her singular theatricality to bestselling novel on stage
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Time Out London
June 25th, 2019
For a previous production

Still, as efforts go this is beyond valiant and if [it] doesn’t have the weight of the book, it’s still a rich and ambitious piece of theatre.
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The Guardian (UK)
April 26th, 2019
For a previous production

Director Melly Still manages to both stay faithful to the original and inject it with freshness, while Rona Munro’s adaptation distils key themes...
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The Telegraph (UK)
April 26th, 2019
For a previous production

Louis de Bernières adaptation that’s liable to bring a lump to the throat.
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The Times (UK)
April 29th, 2019
For a previous production

Bravo, too, to the sheer theatrical nature of it all, the attention to detail and the emphasis on surprise and spectacle, bound together by some moving musical moments.
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WhatsOnStage
April 26th, 2019
For a previous production

...Captain Corelli's Mandolin would satisfy any desire for watching epic stories on a smaller scale. But ultimately, this adaptation doesn't bring anything new to a story told many times before.
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