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Whistle Down The Wind Original London cast

Read what the press said about the original show and UK tour of Whistle Down the Wind.

Original London production

“Lloyd Webber’s best show since Phantom”
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph

“Sensationally Good Performances; I relished every minute”
Lynda-Lee Potter, Daily Mail

“Strikingly Dramatic Stuff…Brilliantly Theatrical”
What’s On in London

“Lloyd Webber’s terrific new musical. A Superb Uplifting Evening”
Michael Coveney, Daily Mail

“Blessed with an outstanding score. Completely Brilliant”
Martin Collins, Capital Radio

UK tour, 2002

“I was captivated by Whistle Down the Wind. The best musical production I have seen on stage. Simply superb… Go and see it.”
Sunderland Evening Chronicle

“Technically a miracle…vocally, the performers sound like Angels.”
Yorkshire Post, Bradford

“A show with immense heart.”
The Mail on Sunday, Glasgow

“A clutch of melodies crying out to be hummed all the way home.”
Keighley News, Bradford

“This high-quality production works like a charm and looks a treat. The big barn set is spectacular and the cast of principals and children are outstanding.”
Aberdeen Press and Journal

“Hugely entertaining with a gripping tear jerker of a finale that had the first night audience on their feet, cheering.”
Wolverhampton Adnews

“This rock musical spectacular kicked up an almighty storm thanks to catchy songs, strong performances and compelling story.”
Southampton Daily Echo

“It works triumphantly!”
Evening Herald, Plymouth

“Strong emotional scenes. Intense, satisfying, gripping drama.”
Edinburgh Theatre Guide

“A compelling stage show. A wonderful, romanticized, showcase. A Triumph!”
Liverpool Echo

“A winning formula keeps the audience enthralled.”
Leeds Weekly News

“With a talent-loaded cast and spectacular new staging it is even better than the West End version.”
Aberdeen Evening Express

“Absolutely sensational – catch it if you can – it will quite literally take your breath away!”
Woking Review

“An excellent cast, a brilliant set and superb musicians. This spectacular show whistled into Wolverhampton and made the Grand Theatre come alive.”
Wolverhampton Chronicle

“Make no mistake, this is a bona fide good night out!”
Edinburgh Evening News

“This show is fantastic. it is the most moving musical I have seen in a long time, so get your tickets now.”
South Shields Gazette

“It shouldn’t be a case of whistling down the wind, but shouting from the rooftops.”
Sunderland Echo

“Delightful strong performances that are ultimately very moving. Certainly a show worth catching.”
Liverpool Daily Post

“A cracking feel-good family show Oxford Mail No matter what they tell you. Go and see this Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman musical. It’s a treat.”
Liverpool Daily Post

“The show is alive and engaging… a stunning stage spectacle.”
Birmingham Evening Mail

“The musical manages to combine epic themes – love, redemption, forgiveness, racism – with intimate storytelling and a string of award-winning songs, including the Boyzone No 1 hit ‘No Matter What’.”
Eastbourne Herald

“One of Lloyd Webber’s most compelling scores. You will leave with a lump in your throat.”
The Journal, Sunderland

“The cast were faultless.”
South Wales Echo

 
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