Kinky Boots

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Wed, 27th Feb 19
Seen on tour at the Bristol Hippodrome.

Kinky Boots Tour - Photo:Helen MaybanksWhat a great fun evening this was - one I had been looking forward to for some time if I'm honest.

A strong cast (good to see a wide range of shapes on stage), some amazing Angels (a good leg is a good leg whomsoever is flashing it!) and a versatile set keep the show moving along at a pace. The story is good enough, if a little predictable, and the delivery of the dialogue between songs is credible - which is not always the cae in musicals.

Although I didn't come away humming any of the songs, the music is certainly powerful and covers quite a large range of styles, especially for Lola (Kayi Ushe) and Charlie (Joel Harper-Jackson) both of whom are more than up to the task! Oh, and a thank you to the sound guys - so often the balance is poor for touring shows, yours was spot on from where I was sitting (stalls, row s).

This is definitely a feel-good show. Full of bling, great songs and fabulous show numbers - you will have a hoot, just go and enjoy yourself ... and remember to wear your bestest boots!


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