Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Reviews

“Lavish production oozes West End quality”
The News

“Simply stunning.”
The Scotsman

“Classic show will leave you gasping. With an all singing, all dancing cast, Oscar nominated songs, grand sets, and special effects, the show is sure to provide something for every theatre-goer. The inhabitants of the castle – especially Lumiere-are a delight and the costumes wonderfully inventive. Katie Rowley Jones is excellent as the feisty and fearless Belle, and Nic Greenshields does a sterling job as the man behind the fur, with an impressive voice. His transformation had the audience gasping.”
Eastbourne Herald

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast opened its tour on Tuesday and was greeted by a standing ovation. Whether you are five or eighty five you will be enchanted by this show.with colourful costumes, stunning sets and the special effects are some of the best I have ever seen, especially the final scene when the beast once more becomes a Prince. Nic Greenshields is perfectly cast as the Beast. Katie Rowley Jones is enchanting as Beauty, and Michael Quinn is excellent as ghastly Gaston.”
Brighton Argus

“Fairy Tale has us in its spell. For a tale that’s as ‘old as time’ the spectacular musical stage show Beauty and the Beast didn’t half wow a thoroughly modern audience.”
Nottingham Evening Post

“With lavish sets, glittering costumes, and a spectacular transformation of The Beast into a prince this is top drawer family entertainment.”
Derby Evening Telegraph

“For charm, magic, a simple love story, and some good old-fashioned musical theatre pizzazz, you’d be hard pushed to beat this production. with a large cast and orchestra, and a transformation scene that had even this keen-eyed-critic convinced – the warmth of the real story is never lost. Enchanting and emotive, hilarious and heart-warming. A beauty of a show.”

“Magical new production. It is visually stunning and while retaining a strong cartoon element, it succeeds in bringing flesh and blood to the characters. Enchanting effects and illusions. Nothing has been spared in costuming the vast parade of enchanted objects. ”
The Stage

“A lavish production.spectacularly staged. Certainly a show with real West End wow factor. Katie Rowley Jones is a perfect Belle with a lovely appealing voice. The Beast is played by Nic Greenshields with a nice mix of beastliness and humour. He also has a tremendous voice, deep and powerful and moving.”
Newark Advertiser

“Breathtaking performance. With stunning visual effects, extraordinary sets and an incredibly talented cast. An enchanting experience for the audience.definitely an evening well spent.”
Mansfield Chad

“Disney extravaganza a must for everyone. Bright, bold and very loud, and that just describes the costumes! The musical extravaganza is a real romp from start to finish. We were treated to song after song of precision choreography, strong singing and a raw energy that leapt from the stage. The songs keep coming thick and fast, and even just sat watching leaves you feeling breathless by the end.”
Derby Trader

“Monster hit… Beautifully sung and choreographed production”
Daily Post

“It has all the glitz and glamour of Drury Lane. Costumes, scenery, music, choreography, singing, lighting, special effects are all of the very highest quality.”
North Wales Weekly News

“Must see. It has everything – magical sets, wonderful costumes, superb actors and singers, special effects…I cannot recommend this show highly enough”
The Herald

“A truly magnificent production.a must for children and adults alike. It is an extremely spectacular show, full of fireworks and special lighting effects. There are lavish costumes and outstanding sets and the singing and dancing cannot be faulted. The stage is ablaze with colour and music.”
Wrexham Leader

“Truly spectacular. The special effects are breathtaking. Irresistable entertainment, unmissable.”
Plymouth Evening Herald

“Spectacular, superbly performed, full of great characters and, in short, pushes all the right buttons.”
British Theatre Guide

“Entertainment for all the family”
Northern Footlights

“Fresh and lavish”
Northern Echo

“What a Beauty”
Shields Gazette

“A spectacular, feelgood production with a perfect mix of comedy and romance.Impressively staged, the cast is as lively as the the vibrant costumes and stunning set. I can’t recommend this highly enough.”
The Journal – Sunderland

“Brilliantly translated to the stage.”
Sunderland Echo