Plague! The Musical (4 stars)

This article is from 2010

Plague! The Musical

Vibrant musical with sassy humour about a quest for fame and fortune

In this vibrant musical cute but clueless Clive travels to London to find fame and fortune, but gets waylaid by jack-the-lad Jerry and finds himself working for an undertaker instead. In a plot featuring elements of Dick Whittington, Oliver Twist and Moulin Rouge, the irreverent humour is just the right side of offensive and the guy may or may not get the girl.

C Chambers Street, 0845 260 1234, until 29 Aug (not 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 26), times vary, £9.50–£11.50 (£8.50–£10.50).

Plague! The Musical

  • 4 stars

It's 1665. Clive Hucklefish has come to London to seek his fortune, but ends up inadvertently unleashing the Bubonic Plague. The 2008 sell-out show returns to Edinburgh, slicker, funnier and deadlier than ever before! 'Infectiously silly late-night fun' ★★★★ (Herald); 'Well worth catching' (Scotsman); 'An astoundingly…