If you're a supporter of New Musical theatre I urge you to visit this talented cast. With a beautiful score composed by Laura Kaye Thomson
Congratulations to all working on Poppies for getting this far... It's no mean feat!
'I've just sat in a packed-out press night and witnessed an entire audience clapping, crying and sitting enthralled all the way through. This show is really good - like REALLY good. Basically, see it.' - Isabel Dixon (Marketing Manager, The Pleasance)
Had an epic night at Music Box Theatre's Poppies at The Space. See it if you can… - Jo Hutchison (Director of West End Theatre Marketing company JHI)
Right people go and see this marvellous show, it's on til Saturday.
Written and produced by Mountview alumnus Laura Kaye Thomson, go and see new writing, it's beautiful. Mountview staff tell the students. Particularly the new creative producing and musical theatre writing courses. Actor Musician students go! - Jeremy Lloyd-Thomas (Practitioner at Mountview Academy and performer)
'POPPIES' was so fantastic this evening!! BIG Congrats to all involved! Wonderful production- everyone go and show your support for this stunning new piece of writing! - Luke Bayer (actor)
This show is an absolute MUST SEE! If you do one thing right this, catch this incredible show by the ever so talented Laura Kaye Thomson
- Ben Haigh (Marketing Campaigns Manager at JHI)
'So overwhelmed by the magnificent achievement of Poppies: A New Musical at The Space in Docklands: great script, songs, singing, music and a production that is an instructive example to everyone who wants to get a show up and running and in front of audiences' - Julian Eaves (English teacher)
'If you want to see a truly original story about the first women who sang and entertained the WWI troops in France - go and see #Poppies at The Space in Canary Wharf. The cast are excellent and it is written by (and starring) the unbelievable Laura Kaye Thomson who has done a smashing job of putting women on the front line. Bravo to the wonderful director Alanna Stone too. #feminist #womenintheatre' - Jennifer Junemann (actor)
Heartfelt, entertaining, thought-provoking, great writing, funny but yet I was in tears too. Do go and see people if you can!! - Natalie Yalden (Senior Campaigns Manager - JHI)
Wow! Incredible show, beautiful performances! Haven't found a musical I have enjoyed so much in ages. You guys killed it! - Rachel Scurlock-Richardson
I am compelled to urge you to see this play. All the cast deserve the accolade and the standing ovation they received. I reiterate, all involved need to have their talent showcased at a West End theatre...So if anyone knows a promoter show them my status!!
Just do yourself a big favour and see it - Shelley Rich
'Poppies' at The Space theatre is an absolutely amazing show! Beautiful music, an incredibly talented cast (made up of quadruple threats), laughter, tears and some knockout performances. Storytelling at its best! Go see this new musical about the women who entertained the troops at the front line during WW1 - Lucy Butler-Pickles (actor)
'So incredibly impressed by the Poppies cast tonight... beautiful singing, amazing acting... A must see. Especially proud of my fellow Mountviewers Niccolò Curradi and Emily Rose Owens.. With special mention to the writer, composer, producer Laura Kaye Thomson' - Leah Pinney (actor)
Your show absolutely blew me away! Saw it on 27/5 and absolutely loved it. I'd describe it as both acomplished and confident. - David Scurlock-Richardson
POPPIES. This is the reason for being in London. To be entertained and support original musical theatre. New and exciting work, amazing talent and professional West End standards, it just hasn't transferred yet; shame it hasn't. I hope it does. Brilliant entertainment. - Darren Brealey