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Connie Fisher as Maria in The Sound of Music, London Palladium 2006

Read the reviews for The Sound of Music at the London Palladium, starring Connie Fisher, winner of How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?

“Winning charm.”
“The problem of Maria is solved with charm.”
Michael Billington, The Guardian

“Connie Fisher triumphs as Maria.”
“Viewers of Britain, you chose well.”
“The children are all excellent.”
“Connie Fisher as Maria? Nun better.”
“Miss Garrett gives it full throttle.”
Quentin Letts, Daily Mail
“Note-perfect performance.”
“Robert Jones’s sets are spectacular.”
“She could well become one of my favourite things.”
“Connie Fisher…an inspired choice.”
Bill Hagerty, The Sun
“I left with a spring in my step and a soppy smile on my face. Suddenly the world seemed a brighter place.”
“The marching, sailor-suited children couldn’t be more adorable.”
“Lesley Garrett sings up a holy storm.”
“A show that restores one’s battered faith in human nature.”
Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph
“The talent really shows in a winner called Maria.”

“A voice so ample and rich that it shrinks the Palladium.”
Benedict Nightingale, The Times

“Jeremy Sams’s adorable revival…”
“Hanson is excellent as Captain Von Trapp.”
“She’s enchantingly fresh and ardent and she sings with a voice that can range from piping purity to soft tenderness.”
“Arlene Phillips’s knock-out choreography.”
“Lesley Garrett is phenomenal.”
“Robert Jones’s sets are beautiful.”
Paul Taylor, The Independent
“The true star is Lesley Garrett.”
Sheridan Morley, The Daily Express
“A remarkable Maria…”
“She eclipses her famous but deficient predecessors.”
“She is the first real Maria I’ve seen.”
Nicholas De Jongh, Evening Standard
Posted on: 16th November 2006

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