A wonderfully crafted score by Grant Olding, who presents a musical landscape in which the reassuring blitz-spirit certainties of orchestral swing are being challenged by the rawer, sexier attack of rock’n’roll.
Grant Olding's music delights, wittily incorporated into the action.
Nicholas Hytner's masterstroke is the music by Grant Olding, which wraps all this lunacy into an irresistible package.
The best British musical I've seen in years. There is a vitality and bounce to these songs that's as fresh and idiosyncratic as those in Avenue Q.
The Stage (Tracy Beaker Gets Real)
Driving, joyous interludes help turn a well-made play into an entertainment with the lift of an exhilarating musical.
The production is punctuated by an onstage cellist, playing a score by Grant Olding reminiscent of Elgar’s turbulent, grief-filled cello concerto. It greatly adds to the power of the production.
Grant Olding's music is notably spry, his dance-band pastiche The Champagne Slip is an infectious winner, and it is a pleasure to hear such felicitous lyrics.
Variety (Simply Cinderella)
Grant Olding's infectiously sunny skiffle songs lift the audience from mere happiness to eye-watering, comic hysteria.
Grant Olding's Simply Cinderella christens Leicester's imposing theatre with a champagne sparkle.
Infectious music by Grant Olding, bubbles over with humour. A surefire hit.
The infectious charm of Grant Olding's original musical numbers keep toes tapping along.
Catchy music of contrasting eras coupled with snappy lyrics by the hot young composer Grant Olding.
The Independent (Simply Cinderella)
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