Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons (West End)
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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons (West End)

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

(64 Ratings)
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Clever, Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious

About the Show

Jenna Coleman & Aidan Turner star in Sam Steiner's comedy about the boundaries between work and play.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (64)

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56 Reviews | 1 Follower
Confusing, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a very clever show by two phenomenal actors. A very interesting (and simple) concept.

Don't see it if You are easily confused. You will need to concentrate.

57 Reviews | 3 Followers
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Dystopian romance, Great acting, Clever

See it if you long for Poldark meets Doctor Who mash-ups, love a dystopian romance or care about free speech

Don't see it if you don't like artful staging (lots of minimalist tubular lighting here) or want a more serious play - this is a comedy in parts

176 Reviews | 11 Followers
Quirky, Great acting, Confusing, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You like the idea of an interesting concept and want some great acting.

Don't see it if You will need to use your imagination and suspend disbelief at the subject matter to get the most out of this play

59 Reviews | 1 Follower
Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy shows that carry a deep meaning and use staging and lighting techniques very well. Well acted, great chemistry on stage.

Don't see it if You don't like to have to think deeply about storylines or meanings behind what you simply see. Also if one 85 minute act isn't for you.

184 Reviews | 30 Followers
Great staging, Romantic, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like short and sweet plays that a relevant

Don't see it if you want a full thought provoking show with a thoughtful ending

53 Reviews | 6 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if The two performers hold the show together with their great chemistry.

Don't see it if The show does tend to repeat itself a few times.

76 Reviews | 6 Followers
Quirky, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You want a fast paced show with an interesting concept and great acting.

Don't see it if You prefer shows with long in depth scenes that develop the story, rather than quick jumps around the time frame.

120 Reviews | 12 Followers
Slow, Great acting, Entertaining, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you are a fan of Turner or Coleman, you like a 2-hander w/ minimalist set, or you fancy a play about details of a couple's relationship.

Don't see it if the summary of the play made you think it'll be a profound exploration of equality or freedom; the interesting premise is only a background. Read more

Critic Reviews (11)

The London Evening Standard
February 1st, 2023

“...’Lemons’ is a bittersweet pleasure: a play that asks wide-ranging questions about communication and control, and a sad love story subtly enacted by two luminous screen stars.”
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Time Out London
February 1st, 2023

"‘Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons’ is still good after its richly deserved West End glow-up, it’s just that it’s gone a little sour."
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The Guardian (UK)
February 1st, 2023

“If words are rationed or banned, this play suggests, we will find other ways to express our love.”
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The Telegraph (UK)
February 1st, 2023

"Plenty for fans to admire, then, but a few syllables short of a humdinger."
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January 31st, 2023

"For all Turner and Coleman's energy, you never quite get to know this couple, so the play feels less profound and less moving than it should."
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London Theatre
February 1st, 2023

“ ‘Lemons’ only works if you buy the chemistry between its two characters – and Coleman and Turner are a powerfully charismatic double act...It’s a compelling argument for art as a means of expression – for when words just aren’t enough.”
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The Times (UK)
February 1st, 2023

“Coleman and Turner give it plenty but can’t quite sustain the interest to the end of its running time. ‘Lemons Lemons Lemons’ – and, at a pinch, Lemons — would have about done it.”
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The Stage (UK)
February 1st, 2023

“You can see why the play felt ripe for revival. The colossal act of democratic self-harm it depicts echoes Brexit and its ongoing effects; its backdrop of demo and dissent could hardly feel more timely.”
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