Review: Timpson: The Musical, at King’s Head Theatre
22 February, 2019 — By Michael Stewart
WHO was aware that Timpson the high street shoe repairs chain had such a passionate and turbulent genesis?
Writers Sam Cochrane and Chris Baker have delved in the swamp of history and come up with this anarchic, rumbustious and totally bonkers musical.
Star-crossed lovers Monty Montashoe (Madeleine Gray) and Keeleigh Keypulet (Sabrina Messer) fall madly in love – Marx brothers-style.
Mayhem erupts; I particularly like the screaming mad banshee who launches herself onto the stage whenever the plot thickens too much (which is often). Full of infectious fun and puns, you’d be a soulless heel not to enjoy this.
Until March 9
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