The Great British Bake Off Musical (West End)
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The Great British Bake Off Musical (West End)
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The Great British Bake Off Musical (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

79%
(180 Ratings)
Positive
84%
Mixed
11%
Negative
5%
Members say
Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Clever, Great singing

About the Show

The new British musical based on the BATFA Award-winning TV show.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (180)

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60 Reviews | 3 Followers
100
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like the tv show

Don't see it if you don't like the tv show

73 Reviews | 5 Followers
100
Great music, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if You want a fun show with great music and a lot of heart

Don't see it if You don’t like the tv show.

53 Reviews | 1 Follower
92
Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you want an evening of pure entertainment

Don't see it if you have never see GBBO

184 Reviews | 30 Followers
90
Must see, Hilarious, Great writing, Great singing, Clever

See it if You love a great laugh with great music

Don't see it if you want a conclusive ending

581 Reviews | 89 Followers
89
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you are a fan of any of the baking competition shows. This is fun and silly. Plot is totally predictable, but who cares.It's a good time.

Don't see it if you are looking for something serious or profound.Its a terrific show for date night or a night out with friends.The performances are great.

109 Reviews | 6 Followers
88
Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You like the show and light musicals

Don't see it if You want serious plot lines

58 Reviews | 6 Followers
88
Must see, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You want a fun time.

Don't see it if you don't like a bit of cheeeese.

Nic
561 Reviews | 99 Followers
86
Fluffy, Great singing, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you’re in the mood for a fun, feel-good show starring some West End favorites, including Claire Moore, John Owen-Jones and Grace Mouat.

Don't see it if you have no sense of fun.

Critic Reviews (13)

The London Evening Standard
March 9th, 2023

“The sets, like the jokes, are flat. This is low-level entertainment for the undemanding, that never rises to the level of a technical hit, let alone a showstopper.”
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The Telegraph (UK)
March 7th, 2023

“Rachel Kavanaugh’s slick, colourful production has such a sure sense of the show’s entertainment value and limitations that I relented, and succumbed to its good-natured zest.”
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The Times (UK)
March 7th, 2023

“Fans won’t be disappointed ... [but] trying to squeeze the back stories of eight contestants into a single narrative causes quite a tangle towards the end.”
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London Theatre
March 7th, 2023

“You don’t have to be a ‘Bake Off’ superfan to enjoy it, but it’ll definitely help. That way, you’ll appreciate all the detailed homages here”
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
March 6th, 2023

“It’s worth noting that if you’ve never watched an episode of Bake Off, then many of the skits, in-jokes and double entendres are likely to be lost on you, but then, this big hug of a musical has clearly been written for the fans. Great British Bake Off: The Musical is a fantastic evening of escapism, much like the show it’s based on, you can get away from all the drama for a while, and just indulge in this sweet sugar rush of pure joy.”
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Time Out London
March 8th, 2023

“The tone might be relentlessly sweet, but it left a bitter taste in my mouth. “
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All That Dazzles (UK)
March 7th, 2023

“Brilliantly written and phenomenally acted, this feelgood show is the perfect recipe for a good night out...When it comes to star bakes, this show wins them all – all five of them.”
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The Stage (UK)
March 7th, 2023

“It is ... an extraordinarily bloated show, with very little plot and about 10 songs too many... the show has a commercial veneer that is at odds with its scrappy, home-baked vibe. It is too knowing, yet at the same time too uncertain about its purpose – and ultimately, a bit too vanilla.”
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