Young Frankenstein
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Young Frankenstein
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Young Frankenstein London Reviews and Tickets

71%
(9 Reviews)
Positive
67%
Mixed
11%
Negative
22%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Overrated, Fluffy

About the Show

A musical stage adaptation of Mel Brooks' 1974 American comedy horror film of the same name.

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Member Reviews (9)

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102 Reviews | 16 Followers
92
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if if you like period plays done in a modern version. Great singing and greT acting very well produce.

Don't see it if If you don't like period plays done in a modern version.

104 Reviews | 11 Followers
86
Irreverent, Refreshing, Funny, Great acting

See it if you want a brilliant comedy, that will keep you laughing and smiling throughout.

Don't see it if you’re not a fan of Mel Brooks.

65 Reviews | 6 Followers
17
Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated

See it if if you think misogyny form the 1970's is hilarious

Don't see it if you have a brain Read more

39 Reviews | 1 Follower
85
Hilarious

See it if !

Don't see it if !

26 Reviews | 0 Followers
65
Disappointing, Entertaining, Fluffy, Funny, Dated

See it if you enjoy Mel Brooks comedy, and are happy with an evening of cheap laughs and silliness.

Don't see it if you want anything deep or spectacular.

JFK
22 Reviews | 0 Followers
75
Enchanting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever

See it if you like Mel Brooks humour, great entertainment and lots of fun

Don't see it if you don't like Mel Brooks humour, and take yourself a little bit too serious

19 Reviews | 0 Followers
96
Great singing, Quirky, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if Amazing musical production, funny, engaging and wonderful dance and musical numbers. Really entertaining, deserving of it's Tony Awards.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals or comedy

16 Reviews | 0 Followers
26
Dull, Overrated, Insipid, Dated, Cliched

See it if you're a Mel Brooks fan

Don't see it if you're looking for even vaguely intelligent comedy and memorable music or stand out performances that are more than lazy caricatures.

Critic Reviews (10)

The Telegraph (UK)
October 10th, 2017

I’m awarding it a “mere” four stars because I don’t think audiences should go in over-expectant – and clearly fans will get more out of it than the uninitiated...Very silly and entirely welcome.
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London Theatre
October 10th, 2017

Here is a show in a vaudevillian music hall tradition that's very legible to British audiences, steeped as we are in pantomime, yet also executed with real Broadway theatrical aplomb.
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The Guardian (UK)
October 11th, 2017

The horror-movie spoof is gleefully reanimated for the stage with even more jokes, superb set-pieces and barnstorming parody songs that stick a pitchfork into good taste.
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The Arts Desk
October 12th, 2017

For once, I really did laugh until I cried, not least in amazement that so unapologetically bawdy, lowdown a romp has somewhere along the way acquired a heart.
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The Stage (UK)
October 11th, 2017

Young Frankenstein would be a middling musical even were it not for the Nixon-era sexual politics...the way the show treats women cannot be overlooked.
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Time Out London
October 11th, 2017

It’s still madcap, energetic fun...Still, I’m not sure what lightning bolt of inspiration persuaded Mel Brooks to reanimate this musical comedy – it might have been better left for dead.
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WhatsOnStage
October 10th, 2017

This is a wonderful night out, frequently reaching that all too rare comic plateau where it becomes literally impossible to stop laughing. A triumph.
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The Independent (UK)
October 19th, 2017

Mel Brooks’s musical make-over of his classic 1974 horror movie spoof is deliriously silly and shameless from start to finish. That’s its appeal. It has no aspirations other than to unleash laughter. On that front, the show is a signal success.
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