The Little Big Things (West End)
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The Little Big Things (West End)
95

The Little Big Things (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

95%
(1187 Ratings)
Positive
97%
Mixed
2%
Negative
1%
Members say
Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

About the Show

A new musical based on Henry Fraser's best-selling autobiography about life after a devastating accident.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (511)

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51 Reviews | 1 Follower
100
Emotional, Moving, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You like a heartfelt and heartwarming true story with a exceptional cast and great music

Don't see it if If you want to see a run of the mill musical or dont like to show your emotions

69 Reviews | 8 Followers
100
Great staging, Creative, Inclusive, Imaginative, Joyous

See it if you love an uplifting musical; a real-life story; a life-affirming, joyous biography; great singing, acting and staging; creativity and art

Don't see it if you're allergic to paper streamers; colour; the use of art in a musical or energetic, joy-filled songs. No reason not to - it's tremendous!

581 Reviews | 89 Followers
100
Intelligent, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want a musical that has something to say. Performances are terrific. Script is excellent. Very powerful, very moving.

Don't see it if You want a lighthearted comedy. This has some funny bits. Good choreo. This lives up to the book. Go see it!

73 Reviews | 5 Followers
100
Inspiring, Thought-provoking, Must see, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You want a brilliant and emotional piece of theatre full of diversity and a privilege to watch.

Don't see it if You want some light entertainment.

52 Reviews | 6 Followers
100
Heart wrenching, Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You like a true story turned into a musical. This is an amazing production, both song and acted well by all the performers. Both sad and

Don't see it if True life story musicals Read more

75 Reviews | 10 Followers
100
Emotional, Absorbing, Epic, Great singing

See it if You like real life stories. Raw emotional stories

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see it

205 Reviews | 39 Followers
100
Must see, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You wanna see one of the best new british musicals in years

Don't see it if you don't like to cry

91 Reviews | 5 Followers
99
Enchanting, Must see, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if A cleverly staged emotional show, with some fair poprock tunes and a great cast. Magnificent show.

Don't see it if You just want some fun

Critic Reviews (11)

The London Evening Standard
September 15th, 2023

"Though its raucous good humour sometimes dissolves into sentiment, it’s one of the most uplifting, heart-swelling shows I’ve seen in ages. No, I’m not crying: you’re crying."
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The Guardian (UK)
September 15th, 2023

"It is a lovable tearjerker... with a disarming sweetness and bearing all the signs of being an immense crowd-pleaser."
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London Theatre
September 18th, 2023

“Moments of blame and doubt bring needed complexity to a piece that feels a few songwriting rewrites short of its full potential. But when the two male leads take to the air in defiance of a body that has been damaged, the audience’s spirits ascend on cue with them.”
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The Stage (UK)
September 18th, 2023

“If the show doesn’t feel completely achieved, it breaks new ground and takes its audience on an exceptional journey. Perhaps, in some ways, that matters more.”
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
September 14th, 2023

There are big things in store for this ‘little’ homegrown musical that will capture the hearts and imaginations of many. Whether The Little Big Things turns out to be the best show of 2023 remains to be seen, but this new British musical is the best thing to happen to London theatre in years
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WhatsOnStage
September 15th, 2023

"This triumphant new musical, based on artist Henry Fraser’s authentically inspirational memoir of the same name, is a real workout for the emotions. ... It’s universal, hopeful, involving and I really can’t wait to see it again."
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All That Dazzles (UK)
September 15th, 2023

"A wonderful show full of colour, I have no doubt that this is going to be the next big thing. Get yourself a ticket before it sells out – believe me, this is one show you won’t want to miss."
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Time Out London
September 15th, 2023

"You’d have to be totally cold-hearted to not be taken in by this extraordinary tale of fight. Conceivably it might not be fully ready, but it feels genuinely groundbreaking to see this show on a West End stage."
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