After a very soggy Friday walking around London in the rain, I visited the Union Theatre to review The Spitfire Grill. I’m pleased to report it lifted my spirits tremendously – it had a brilliant cast and an excellent score that I’m still humming four days later!
‘“Something’s cooking in The Spitfire Grill”, so the lyric goes. From what I can see, what’s cooking in the Union Theatre’s production of 2001 off-Broadway show The Spitfire Grill consists of equal parts top class talent and a brilliant score, topped off with just a sprinkling of cheese (because what good musical isn’t?). It follows the story of recently released prisoner Percy Talbott as she starts her new life in the Wisconsin town of Gilead, taking a job in the run-down Spitfire Grill and helping to sell it through a raffle and essay competition.’
Read the full review here.