Nell Gwynn is currently on at the Apollo London featuring a fantastic score by Bucks’ Nigel Hess. Tickets are available here

The play won the Olivier Award for ‘Best New Comedy’ at the 2016 Olivier Awards — see the full list of nominations and winners here

 

It is much helped by Nigel Hess’s score, which sets bawdy lyrics to seductive melodies and sends the audience out humming Nell’s: “I can dance and I can sing / And I can do the other thing”.” Michael Billington, The Guardian ****

Composer Nigel Hess’s gorgeous compositions co-exist organically with a cast who light up the stage.” Mark Shenton, The Stage *****

The play is infused with beautiful music by Nigel Hess.” Laura-Jane Foley, London Theatre *****



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