See it if you love Ian McKellen or if you’d love a pantomime that is pretty close in quality to an actual West End show (and better than some.)
Don't see it if you don’t love silly, punny humor.
See it if You want a proper traditional pantomime, with a great cast les by Sir Ian Mckellen
Don't see it if You're not a panto fan.
See it if you love an adult style panto
Don't see it if if you wanna bring kids along
See it if You like cheap shows
Don't see it if You actually want a fun Panto that doesn’t patronize and pander to it’s audience
See it if You want to experience a panto that has it's own style but sticks to some traditions (parody pop songs and lots of 'it's behind you!')
Don't see it if You won't find jokes about Lord of the Rings, Shakespeare and politics funny.
See it if You are adult, wanting to see panto but no kids to bring. No worries. 90%+ audiences are over 50! And of course you can shout Behind you!
Don't see it if You don't like panto. You'd better have knowledge of British politics, royals, pop songs, musicals and Shakespeare. If not, may not so fun.
See it if You want a fun night out!
Don't see it if You're boring.
See it if If you love Panto, Ian McKellen or having a laugh or a sing or dance!
Don't see it if No words, it's perfect!
" 'Mother Goose' is the perfect blend of star power and classic musical theatre talent. A total hoot from start to finish."
"The show may feel freeform, even anarchic, but courses with an abiding respect for theatrical tradition...The world may be a dark and often difficult place, but lucky are we to be transported via Gooseland Airways to a rapture-inducing realm of sheer and total bliss."
"The script is mostly family-friendly – 'Mother Goose's' love of a cockatoo is about as far as it goes – although some comedy doesn't quite land."
"Ian McKellen makes a triumphant return to pantomime damehood in this gleeful, willfully slapdash affair. "
"The show ultimately rides too heavily on McKellen’s stage presence without working hard enough for its part to do his zany turn justice."
"This is, perhaps, the theatregoers' pantomime, a little more sophisticated, genuinely sincere and bursting with musical talent."