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Waitress

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Waitress in London

Waitress the musical has been a long time coming to Britain. You're going to love this thoroughly modern story. Keep your eyes open for the latest news and make a note to grab yourself some tickets. It'll rock your world.

What's the plot? The musical weaves the tale of Jenna Hunterson, a waitress and pie chef who lives in the USA's deep south. She's mired in an abusive relationship with Earl, her husband. When she finds herself accidentally pregnant she is horrified, and starts an affair with her gynaecologist Dr. Jim Pomatter. Life gets more and more complicated and it feels like there's no way out... or is there? When a pie contest with a grand prize takes place, will it provide Jenna with a chance to escape?

The original production of this fascinating story premiered at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, in late summer 2015. It was directed by Diane Paulus and choreographed by Chase Brock, starring Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, and Joe Tippett as Jenna, Jim, and Earl. It proved such a hit that it transferred to Broadway's glittering Brooks Atkinson theater less than a year later. The US tour kicked off in October 2017. Now the word on the street is that Waitress will ultimately transfer to London's theatreland, maybe after its run in Australia.

The original indie film cost a humble $1.5 million to make but coined an awesome $23 million-plus at the box office worldwide. It starred Keri Russell. The writer and director Adrienne Shelly was tragically murdered three months before the premier. After 2013's Tony Awards, the husband and wife production team Barry and Fran Weissler announced a musical version of the film. A workshop took place in New York City at the same time as the musical premiered, and the late Adrienne Shelly's husband provided some of her unfinished scripts to help the team bring her voice back to the project.

The original score for Waitress features a six-person orchestra - keyboard, piano, cello, guitar, bass and drums. And as Sara Bareilles herself says, she'd love to come to London with the show. In her words, from Twitter, “We are hopeful for a home very soon! London is so high on our wish list... we just need a theater! (turns out it's very useful for a show) It's not because we don't want to be there! I promise!!”

Who is this show for?
The age limit is 10+

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Waitress Ticket Information

  • Booking until:

    Sunday, 29 March 2020

  • Running time:

    2 hours 30 minutes

  • Age restrictions

    Suitable for ages 10+

  • Cancellations & Refunds

    Once booked, tickets to Waitress are usually non exchangeable and non refundable as per our terms & conditions. In practice, however, we will do our best to accommodate your request as long as we are notified at least 48 hours before the performance. Please contact us for more information.

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Waitress reviews

4.6 out of 5 based on 430 reviews

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Latest customer reviews

All reviews are from customers who have been invited to leave a review just after seeing Waitress.

Please note the reviews below are from an old production of Waitress.

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Exceeded all my expectations! A must-see for any musical geek

M Reviewed on 15 September 2020 by
Preston, United Kingdom

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It was amazing

L Reviewed on 11 March 2020 by
Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

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Fabulous

Absolutely fabulous good fun and good humour Colourful easy story to follow Mum and 19 year old daughter day out Highly recommended

M Reviewed on 07 March 2020 by
Reading Berkshire, United Kingdom

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Fun musical

Excellent show, full of lots of laughs & great music

D Reviewed on 07 March 2020 by
Stevenage, United Kingdom

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Dont miss

Thoroughly enjoyable. Cast were brilliant Jenna was superb. We will definitely be recommending this show to family and friends.

S Reviewed on 04 March 2020 by
Rochford, United Kingdom

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Funny, excellent choreography and stunning music beautifully sung. Thoroughly enjoyable!

K Reviewed on 03 March 2020 by
York, United Kingdom

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OHEMGEEE

Truly better than I could have ever imagined

D Reviewed on 02 March 2020 by
Chicago, United States Of America

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Hilarious and moving

Brilliantly written, sung and acted. And the pies during the interval are to die for! Loved every second of my evening!

J Reviewed on 23 February 2020 by
Buntingford, United Kingdom

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Funny musical

R Reviewed on 19 February 2020 by
Epsom, United Kingdom

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Funny, moving, amazing show!

D Reviewed on 18 February 2020 by
Walton-on-thames, United Kingdom

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Sue C

Fabulous show

A Reviewed on 07 February 2020 by
Upper Edmonton, United Kingdom

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Did not enjoy it. Paid 104.50£ wasn't worth my money

V Reviewed on 05 February 2020 by
London, United Kingdom

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Great show! Very funny!

S Reviewed on 26 January 2020 by
London, United Kingdom

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Must see

D Reviewed on 26 January 2020 by
Exmouth, United Kingdom

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Tears of laughter and sdnedd

What a great story set to music! I thought the standard of singing was superb. But such a gritty story told with such empathy. I loved it

E Reviewed on 24 January 2020 by
Langley Vale, United Kingdom

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Brilliant

A Reviewed on 23 January 2020 by
Alton, United Kingdom

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Waitress

Amazing show from the begging to the end. Highly recommended!

A Reviewed on 22 January 2020 by
London, United Kingdom

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not one to see again

A Reviewed on 21 January 2020 by
Banbury, United Kingdom

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Must see

M Reviewed on 21 January 2020 by
Bishop’s Stortford, United Kingdom

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An excellent romantic comedy show

A great show suitable I would say for 16+. Some very good actors which made the play very enjoyable. An excellent romantic comedy show! Great choreography too!

A Reviewed on 11 January 2020 by
Xghajra, Malta

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Very entertaining

Very funny and emotional at the same time. Loved it !

P Reviewed on 05 January 2020 by
Larkfield, United Kingdom

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Colourful

Great, throughly enjoyable.

J Reviewed on 30 December 2019 by
Harlow, United Kingdom

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A Funny Musical

I loved it! It was fun and energetic, and told the story very well. However I must add that the show is for adults/older teenagers, and not for young kids. Be careful how you choose your seats because restricted viewing actually means “restricted viewing“.

S Reviewed on 29 December 2019 by
Hayes, United Kingdom

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Knew nothing about the show but it was amazing Enjoyed the fact of the musicians being on stage A small cast who were amazing

L Reviewed on 28 December 2019 by
Wisbech, United Kingdom

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Very average

A Reviewed on 27 December 2019 by
Bakersfield, United States Of America

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Couldn't Have Been More Generic

Despite the talent on display, the story was just a collection of outdated clichés with ridiculously generic characters, leading to a predictably hollow narrative. The subplots were underdeveloped and left incomplete, leading to an underwhelming finale. The cast performed magnificently, managing to bring to life what can only be described as a mediocre script.

S Reviewed on 27 December 2019 by
Southampton, United Kingdom

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A must see

K Reviewed on 27 December 2019 by
Kingswinford, United Kingdom

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Amazing,Amazing !!!!!!

Absolutely amazing , great story line , all performers are brilliant , their singing and acting skill are SOOOOOO good . Is a must see musical .

M Reviewed on 24 December 2019 by
Ely Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

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Wonderful evening

The music is wonderful and so are the singers/actors. Loved the humour. Great sets. Thought the ending was a bit week.

P Reviewed on 23 December 2019 by
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom

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Adult humour not suitable for under 16 year olds

Not quite what I had anticipated it had excellent reviews - but I rated in good not excellent. The adult humour was a bit of a surprise as I was not expecting it.

S Reviewed on 21 December 2019 by
Middlesex, United Kingdom

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Feel-goo and funny

L Reviewed on 20 December 2019 by
Borehamwood, United Kingdom

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Loved it - fun loving, upbeat and very funny

H Reviewed on 18 December 2019 by
Harpenden, United Kingdom

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Amateurish

Not worthy of west end

N Reviewed on 18 December 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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Funny

Very good show, however not recommended for young children.

M Reviewed on 16 December 2019 by
Cambridge, United Kingdom

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A spectacular show!!!

E Reviewed on 15 December 2019 by
Slattum, Norway

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Musical

M Reviewed on 15 December 2019 by
San Pawil Il-bahar, Malta

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Wonderful production. Must see when in London

B Reviewed on 08 December 2019 by
Zilina, Slovakia

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Disaster

To loud, story line awful - cringing- singing not much better! LEFT AT THE INTERVAL along with quite a few other people in the audience - WORST WEST END SHOW I HAVE EVER SEEN !!!!

S Reviewed on 06 December 2019 by
Bristol, United Kingdom

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Teaching and emotional show

I didn't enjoy to see the band on stage It was a distruction. We were too close to the stage and it was very low couldn't see properly in row A. I would prefer to sit higher up because it ruined for us,we couldn't see the back of the stage so we missed out on some viewing.

E Reviewed on 06 December 2019 by
Blackheath, United Kingdom

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Funny and a must see!

Fantastic show. Beautiful singing voice and lively. Had me dancing in my seat

R Reviewed on 04 December 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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Stunning

Must see show!

K Reviewed on 02 December 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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A Must See Show!

Amazing! The cast dynamic and acting was the best I’ve ever seen. I loved every second of the show!

C Reviewed on 02 December 2019 by
Sanford, United States Of America

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Music to melt your heart

Sara Bareilles' sensational song-writing abilities are on full display in Waitress, which made me smile and made me cry at different stages throughout the story. The cast were brilliant and seemed to be enjoying every minute on stage, with Lucie Jones playing Jenna perfectly. Her rendition of She Used to be Mine was perfect.

R Reviewed on 29 November 2019 by
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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A real feel good show

The quality of the singing was the best I've heard in any West End show I've been to.

J Reviewed on 26 November 2019 by
Chippenham, United Kingdom

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Fun show!!!

A Reviewed on 25 November 2019 by
Lawrenceville, United States Of America

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A Must See!

This show offers you a mixture of everything you want in a theatre show; laugh out loud moments, heart felt emotions and a believable story. The songs are brilliantly placed within the scenes and are instantly catchy. The cast are all marvellous, great singing voices and acting. We saw this show with Joe Sugg and he was perfectly cast. Go see it!

L Reviewed on 24 November 2019 by
Halifax, United Kingdom

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My type of girls entertainment

I enjoyed the show particularly the songs. I was not keen on the American accents but I'm guessing it was set in an American style diner. Pleased I had not bought any of the children in the family as I wasn't expecting some of the adult content even though some of it was funny. Unfortunately it wasn't my husbands cup of tea.

P Reviewed on 23 November 2019 by
Coventry, United Kingdom

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Just first class entertainment

M Reviewed on 22 November 2019 by
Axminster, United Kingdom

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Relatable

It’s a reality of life

J Reviewed on 20 November 2019 by
Guildford, United Kingdom

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Loved it

Loved it all so much. It had a really good story catchy songs the actors and their singing was really good. I could not fault anything.

C Reviewed on 20 November 2019 by
Dartford, United Kingdom

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FANTASTIC

E Reviewed on 20 November 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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Excellent

Entertaining , definitely adults only

S Reviewed on 20 November 2019 by
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Entertaining

E Reviewed on 19 November 2019 by
Kfar Saba, Israel

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Cute. Mostly for weman

K Reviewed on 16 November 2019 by
Na, Israel

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Great evening out

On the whole the show was great. On a personal basis I had a bit of an issue with the morality of the doctor and how he treated his wife

J Reviewed on 16 November 2019 by
Harrow, United Kingdom

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Well acted and excellent singing - disappointingly slow

Really well sung and acted, disappointing storyline with no real showstopper moments - meanders through a domestic abuse story with no real highlights

J Reviewed on 13 November 2019 by
Harlow, United Kingdom

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Waitress was Wonderful!

B Reviewed on 13 November 2019 by
Ashford, United Kingdom

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Emotional show, loved it

Funny and very emotional show. Very good actors and singers. It was really wonderful, would like to watch it again.

M Reviewed on 13 November 2019 by
Zimmern Ob Rottweil, Germany

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Fun night out with a touch of relationship angst

The cast and music are fab. The story although a little cliche is heartwarming and offers a glimpse of the damage living in an abusive relationship can cause. After all though good conquers evil.

M Reviewed on 11 November 2019 by
Liverpool, United Kingdom

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AMAZING!

R Reviewed on 10 November 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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Sensational, a must see!

C Reviewed on 09 November 2019 by
Walton-on-thames, United Kingdom

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Incredible cast!

Loved this show! Lighthearted and electric! Cast was absolutely amazing!

E Reviewed on 07 November 2019 by
Castle Rock, United States Of America

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With a little humour

M Reviewed on 05 November 2019 by
Huntly, United Kingdom

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Great singing

The show was so good. The singing was fabulous.

K Reviewed on 04 November 2019 by
Houston, United States Of America

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Quirky

Much better than expected! Good story ! Interesting throughout. Fantastic voices.

S Reviewed on 03 November 2019 by
Harlow, United Kingdom

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Must See

D Reviewed on 02 November 2019 by
Acton, United Kingdom

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Enjoyable with a good story

R Reviewed on 01 November 2019 by
Watford, United Kingdom

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Well made musical of a fab movie.

Good stuff. Not great, but very good. Some standout moments and one great voice. Score was decent. Again, not great. A fun night.

G Reviewed on 31 October 2019 by
Northaw, United Kingdom

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Brilliant

J Reviewed on 31 October 2019 by
Lincoln, United Kingdom

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Just fabulous

E Reviewed on 30 October 2019 by
Smallfield, United Kingdom

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Fabulous, even if a little fruity!

We are a family of 4, 2 adults , 2 kids 16&13years. We absolutely loved this show, great cast, beautiful voices, so funny, although a little bit risqué in places!!! (For a 13 year old-I nearly covered her eyes!) Highly recommend

N Reviewed on 30 October 2019 by
Wrington, United Kingdom

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The waitress

Great acting and casting, humour and seriousness throughout...the set was great and the lighting and music also excellent. Nice cosy theatre with a good view of the stage. Thoroughly enjoyed it

L Reviewed on 30 October 2019 by
Bradford, United Kingdom

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Not that I expected. Change the Name of the show.

Three girls in the main posters. I thought it would be a fun comedy about friends and job. Not that inappropriate story about cheating and sex. Bored. I want the refund to be honest.

J Reviewed on 30 October 2019 by
Miami Beach, United States Of America

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A must see !

All seats would be good seats as theatre is small The performances were fantastic The vocal of lead role Lucy is amazing , breathe taking Funny , light hearted, enjoyable, alittle discreetly rude , perhaps minimum age 10/11 when there are maybe aware of the birds and bees !

L Reviewed on 29 October 2019 by
Westcliff On Sea, United Kingdom

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Fun show, the lead actress is fantastic!

Entertaining and well produced show. Good set, talented performers. Story a little depressing but turns out OK.

C Reviewed on 29 October 2019 by
Escondido, United States Of America

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Wonderful entertainment

Wonderfully entertaining show in every way. Some bad language - 12 years and above maybe for the story content - but totally brilliant musical and company performing.

C Reviewed on 28 October 2019 by
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom

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Wonderful

Excellent show we had a good time.

J Reviewed on 27 October 2019 by
Nice, France

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Half baked

J Reviewed on 27 October 2019 by
Ilford, United Kingdom

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Exciting, Upbeat, & a Must See

The show sucked you in. Before you know it, you’ll be rooting for the characters yourself.

L Reviewed on 26 October 2019 by
Grand River, United States Of America

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Funny and Themes are great

J Reviewed on 25 October 2019 by
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Funny and fill of food

I loved this show, the acting was great and the actors where perfectly suited to their roles, very funny but I wouldn't recommend for young kids or teenagers as it did contain adult humor and swearing.

J Reviewed on 25 October 2019 by
Hayle, United Kingdom

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Funny entertaining

Very funny, some sexy scenes not suitable for yonger audience. Overall a good show.

J Reviewed on 25 October 2019 by
East Barnet, United Kingdom

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Very sweet musical

M Reviewed on 23 October 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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Fantastic show, laughed so much my cheeks hurt! Definitely recommend really great story and fantastic songs and Joe Sugg was great !!

K Reviewed on 23 October 2019 by
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom

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Good story but some songs are lacking that magic sparkle you normally get at the theatre

Lack of dancing and lack of really good songs make what could be a fantastic musical just good

C Reviewed on 23 October 2019 by
Chatham, United Kingdom

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Best time ever

J Reviewed on 23 October 2019 by
's-gravenhage, Netherlands

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Fabulous

J Reviewed on 22 October 2019 by
Deal, United Kingdom

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Very entertaining and great singing

A Reviewed on 21 October 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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Must see

Fantastic cast Lucie Jones has an amazing voice and Joe sugg was made for the part of ogie

E Reviewed on 19 October 2019 by
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Great Fun

We loved this show. It was easy to follow and great fun.

K Reviewed on 19 October 2019 by
London, United Kingdom

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Amazing Show

J Reviewed on 18 October 2019 by
Kilwinning, United Kingdom

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Funny, colourful and entertaining

I attended with my sister, we are young OAP’s and my granddaughter in her mid twenties.The show started as soon as we entered the theatre, with a cherry pie safety curtain and rotating mirrored pie display cabinets full of delicious pies as side screens. The show opened with a high energy song and dance routine and the songs and funny lines just kept coming till the end. All the actors were great and voices were good and strong but for me special mentions must go to Joe Sugg who played a great geeky character in the vain of Steve Martin when he played in The Jerk and also the gynaecologist who had more than a passing resemblance again to Steve Martin in his more mature rolls, great slapstick and comic timing. The show I am sure will go from strength to strength I would recommend it to anyone who wants to escape from the winter blues and sample some escapism for dreary Brexit.

S Reviewed on 17 October 2019 by
Verwood, United Kingdom

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Fantastic show, a must see!

An emotional rollercoaster storyline well written and produced. One of the best I've seen and would recommend to everyone!

A Reviewed on 17 October 2019 by
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

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A must see!

Really enjoyed the show. It was funny and witty in parts. A real' feel good' show. Joe Sugg was hilarious in it.

E Reviewed on 17 October 2019 by
Aylesbury, United Kingdom

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Thought provoking

L Reviewed on 16 October 2019 by
Exmouth, United Kingdom

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Must see,hilarious.

C Reviewed on 16 October 2019 by
Eastbourne, United Kingdom

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Wasn’t expecting to love this as much as did , it was just pure joy

J Reviewed on 15 October 2019 by
Swindon, United Kingdom

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Fantastic show

T Reviewed on 14 October 2019 by
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom

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Fantastic

It was my daughters idea to see The Waitress and i am please we did. We all 3 enjoyed it from start to finish, and the smell of the pies is wonderful. I must see for all. Thinking of taking my husband next. I wanted to buy some tea towels but they had all been sold :(

S Reviewed on 14 October 2019 by
Ipswich, United Kingdom

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Best Show I’ve Ever Seen- Pie

Wow. 3 minutes into the show and I was already speechless. The pure talent of the cast was astounding and like nothing I’ve seen before. I loved that it wasn’t your typical ‘cheesy’ musical, it was rather a funny down to earth story with music along the way and so so many laughs!!! I just want to watch it over and over again! Would recommend to all!!!

J Reviewed on 14 October 2019 by
Richmond, United Kingdom

14 Feb
2020
Josephine Balfour-Oatts

WAITRESS: All You Knead Is Love (and A Front Row Seat)

by Josephine Balfour-Oatts | Friday, February 14 2020, 14:03

WaitressSugar + butter + flour = a recipe for success. With Waitress continuing to prosper in London’s West End, the principal character of Jenna is now being played by its composer Sara Bareilles for a limited 6-week stretch.

WAITRESS: All You Knead Is Love (and A Front Row Seat)
15 Dec
2019
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2019
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Taste our Delicious, “Just for Fun”, New Theatre Quiz

by Phil Willmott | Monday, March 18 2019, 09:51

The arrival of the delightful pie-baking musical WAITRESS to London has inspired our latest “just for fun” quiz about references to food in theatre.

Taste our Delicious, “Just for Fun”, New Theatre Quiz