THIS musical journey through time lived up to its billing and treated the audience to some of the most memorable rock anthems ever sung.
Unfortunately for the Bohemian Queen played by
He could hear the titles from songs in his mind and the more he tried to rid himself of them, the clearer they became. It seemed that he was able to pull people from other places, times and cultures into his world.
Aided and abetted by his, well, in his mind at least, girlfriend Scaremouche (
And, whilst this was happening, we, the audience, were enraptured by the songs. It took the cast a little while to fully relax and enjoy themselves. However, with the adoring audience hanging on every syllable from the first words of We Will Rock You, they were soon in full swing. I remember thinking that
If there was a downside at all, it was the occasional malfunction of the personal microphones and the totally overwhelmed central heating units. I would, perhaps, have shortened some of the instrumental parts of the songs; but that is a personal opinion and purists probably would not agree with me.
We, the audience, really got into it with the songs from Mama Mia and Queen anthems, but it was
That the students were all singing and acting in a second and some cases a third language was all the more amazing as their phrasing was spot on. Add into the mix some 'in jokes' and references to past events and all-in-all it was a delightful and definitely fun-filled evening.
The students, all 31 of them, gave very creditable performances and played some brilliant air guitar too.
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