My Son's A Queer, But What Can You Do? (West End)
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My Son's A Queer, But What Can You Do? (West End)

My Son's A Queer, But What Can You Do? (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

(189 Ratings)
Members say
Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting

About the Show

Rob Madge's Olivier Award-nominated autobiographical comedy musical returns to the West End.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (189)

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108 Reviews | 6 Followers
Must see, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want to learn about the queer experience

Don't see it if Everyone should see it

59 Reviews | 3 Followers
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love short, thought provoking, beautiful shows

Don't see it if You do not like LGBTQ+

68 Reviews | 3 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want a perfect, feel-good experience! It was an absolute delight in just over an hour!

Don't see it if You have no soul!

75 Reviews | 10 Followers
Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You love Disney and nostalgia

Don't see it if You don’t like self deprecating humour

108 Reviews | 8 Followers
Delightful, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Hilarious play with a lovely message. The type of play that will make you laugh to tears and tear up of emotion.

Don't see it if LGBTQIA+ thematics are not for you.

221 Reviews | 42 Followers
Must see, Hilarious, Great writing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love an emotional rollercoaster

Don't see it if your not human

55 Reviews | 4 Followers
Resonant, Must see, Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you're a part of the LGBTQ+ community or you have family who are, and you want to profoundly relate and connect to a stellar performance.

Don't see it if you're homophobic xoxo

161 Reviews | 30 Followers
Must see, Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want an enchanting evening in a theatre that will leave your heart full

Don't see it if you prefer your world in black and white

Critic Reviews (11)

February 2nd, 2023

“The production ... will leave audiences laughing and crying but buoyed with a sense of belonging...This is, undoubtedly, a five-star production packed with heart - and I doubt this is the last time we'll see Rob (or their writing) on the West End.”
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
February 1st, 2023

“My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?) is a uniquely joyous musical that invites you to be part of a very special family, one that allows you to look back to your own childhood and to rekindle your own dreams. It might even encourage you to wish upon a star – but remember, the star of this show is without a doubt, Rob Madge.”
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The Stage (UK)
February 2nd, 2023

“Madge underlines the importance of a parent’s support when raising a child...the show has almost evolved into a metaphor for the spirit and strength of the theatrical community in the face of adversity. ”
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Everything Theatre (UK)
February 8th, 2023

"This is a tale that challenges societal prejudice but it is also a story that entwines unwavering family love and support with a celebration of just being who you are. "
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February 2nd, 2023

“The power of ’My Son's A Queer’ is that it carries forth the defiance against this homophobic expectation that queer kids should hide themselves away until they fit.”
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West End Best Friend
February 3rd, 2023

“ ‘My Sons a Queer’ is a must-see for all audiences. There’s something in there that touches the heart of everyone, no matter their background...It deserves all the recognition it gets and more and we hope to see it continue to grow in the future.”
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London Theatre
October 25th, 2022

" 'My Son’s a Queer' recounts a near-blessed upbringing, all but demanding that Madge’s family take its own richly deserved bow."
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The London Evening Standard
October 24th, 2022
For a previous production

"Madge has a strong voice and writes witty lyrics, but the tunes are generic inspirational ballads. These are minor quibbles, though, with a charming piece of work that clearly strikes a deep chord."
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