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by LYN GARDNER for the Guardian
published: January 24, 2007
The adverts are witty; the posters hilarious and Michael Palin's Finnish programme notes a delight. The show itself? Well that's so-so, alternately laugh-out-loud silly and a teeny bit tedious, even though it now stars Simon Russell Beale clip-clopping around the stage to the sound of two coconut halves being banged together.
by SAM MARLOWE for the Times
published: January 25, 2007
Luckily, Eric Idle and John Du Prez’s much-lauded musical is more than simply a fan-pleasing reheated mega-mix of best bits — and the addition to the London cast of Simon Russell Beale, whose bumbling, pop-eyed King Arthur previously graced the Broadway production, should have audiences doing a fish-slapping dance of delight.