Mary Poppins (London)
Ends Jan 08 2h 50m
Mary Poppins (London)
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Mary Poppins (London) London Reviews and Tickets

90%
(192 Reviews)
Positive
95%
Mixed
4%
Negative
1%
Members say
Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great singing, Great staging

About the Show

Olivier Award nominated revival of the classic musical staged by Disney and Sir Cameron Mackintosh.

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Member Reviews (192)

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Nic
457 Reviews | 87 Followers
78
Boring, Long, Disappointing, Slow, Ambitious

See it if you like overly long Disney stage adaptations - this is for you.

Don't see it if Charlie Stemp is off. I love understudies, but this show drags & needs a star to save it. It might’ve been better if he was on at our visit.

145 Reviews | 69 Followers
85
Must see, Enchanting, Great staging, Great singing, Delightful

See it if You’ve never seen the legendary Petula Clark, still stopping the show at age 89.

Don't see it if Family musicals are not your thing.

93 Reviews | 8 Followers
80
Delightful, Entertaining

See it if Big scale musical stying fairly true to the well know sort. Well done.

Don't see it if you are looking for something unexpected. You know this story.

88 Reviews | 5 Followers
92
Must see, Great staging, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you want a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious evening of fun and laughter, replete with wonderful singing and dancing.

Don't see it if you don’t like very tame Disney-fied musicals, featuring all the Disney tropes you might expect it if you dislike children at the theatre. Read more

57 Reviews | 4 Followers
64
Slow, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if you like slightly old fashioned shows with a LOT of set and you want value for money.

Don't see it if you have an ounce of cynicism in your body.

46 Reviews | 3 Followers
90
Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you like to be taken back to your childhood and be mesmerised

Don't see it if you don't like disney

46 Reviews | 1 Follower
84
Must see, Great staging, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You want a fun night out. The show is brilliant with several show stopping moments. All aspect are executed well.

Don't see it if You want a deeper more thought provoking show.

38 Reviews | 5 Followers
85
Exquisite, Must see, Great staging, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you want a magical night out. This is a very special show.

Don't see it if you hate Disney or the original film.

Critic Reviews (9)

Time Out London
February 13th, 2022

Half-baked story aside, ‘Mary Poppins’ serves up everything you could want in a mega-budget family musical: memorable songs, dazzling visuals and a nostalgic ideal of a London that never existed. It’s supercalifragelistically good fun to visit for an hour or three.
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The Telegraph (UK)
November 13th, 2019
For a previous production

Zizi Strallen (who played the role on tour in 2015) might have stepped from a picture-book. She is, to cite one of the better songs of the blandish cache by Stiles and Drewe (augmenting the bankable Sherman Brothers classics), “practically perfect in every way”.
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The London Evening Standard
November 14th, 2019
For a previous production

This feel-good extravaganza defies both logic and pessimism. Maybe that’s what we need right now.
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London Theatre
November 13th, 2019
For a previous production

But for nearly three hours, at least, you can park some of those worries at the door, and simply bask in the gentle familiarity and delightful uplift of this story and the spit-spot production it has been given...
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WhatsOnStage
November 13th, 2019
For a previous production

The iconic musical makes a welcome return to the West End...Although it often conjures the movie, the stage show undoubtedly has its own tart tone.
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The Times (UK)
November 14th, 2019
For a previous production

As an alternative to panto, the production makes a perfectly acceptable family outing. As a musical, it doesn’t quite take flight.
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The Guardian (UK)
November 13th, 2019
For a previous production

Travers scholars may still miss the darkness of the books, but for the rest of us the show is an unassailable treat and Eyre’s production has acquired the heart to go with its art.
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The Arts Desk
November 14th, 2019
For a previous production

All contribute to a lavish if somewhat muddled and inescapably old-fashioned revival – sure to succeed commercially via the nostalgic power of Poppins, but, unlike its titular nanny, never quite taking flight.
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