The Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch is delighted to have received such rave reviews from audiences and critics alike for its regional premiere production of Once, co-produced with the New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich.  The show has even received a mention by Elaine Page on her Elaine Page on a Sunday show!

★★★★★ ‘A phenomenal production’ was the verdict given by the spyinthestalls who became fully immersed and absorbed in the performance.

ActDrop was bursting with praise for the production’s ‘outstanding cast of actor-musicians’, awarding the production with five-stars and claimed it was ‘a consummate piece of musical theatre’.

Here’s what other critics have been saying:

★★★★★ ‘Moving, beautifully produced musical that’s good for the ears and heart’ Everything Theatre

★★★★★ Director Peter Rowe has taken the original West End and Broadway version to new heights’ Theatre Monkey

★★★★ ‘The heart of this show beats strong and those unaware of this show, I implore you to see it. It will be a new favourite’ London Theatre 1

★★★★ ‘An outstanding opportunity to see a quality production without paying West End prices’ Broadwaybaby

★★★★ ‘A superb company of actor-musicians’ Remotegoat

★★★★ ½ ‘A regional production to be proud of’ The Reviews Hub

‘If I could fit in another trip before this closes, I would: Once is never enough…’ There Ought to be Clowns

‘Astonishingly touching’ Talk Stagey To Me

‘This show did pull at my heart strings’ TheatreLife

‘Once…captivates you with its delight and wonder’ Hornchurch Life

‘A spellbinding musical full of emotion and laughter’ Romford Recorder

‘Incredible’ Bedrock FM

‘Loveable’ Essex Enquirer

‘Beautiful harmonies, acapella numbers and hypnotic melodies made for a magnificent triumph’ Brentwood Gazette

Once runs at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch until Saturday 20 October. For more information and tickets call the Box Office on 01708 443333 or visit:

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