Theatre Review: Batman Live at the O2

A comic book classic comes to life with a high octane stage show

As we approached the O2 my son and I were quite excited as to what to expect, but when it started it was full-on action from the very beginning.

We were on the edge of our seats and the arena was packed.

The storyline was a little bit all over the place, but it doesn’t matter when all your favourite Batman characters were there.

One by one you meet Penguin, Catwoman, The Riddler, Two-Face, Poison Ivy and most important of all The Joker - cast as the boss of the baddies.


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The special effects and comic book screen shots in the background were pretty amazing and the circus performances were out of this world.

A couple of times I even thought that someone would fall as the stunts were so adventurous, but all were safe.

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They even had real people hanging from metal chains playing dead at the asylum - very creepy.

I think my son enjoyed it the most - his favourite moment being the impressive pyrotechnics when The Joker gets his comeuppance at the end. We both jumped out of our seats.

All in all very entertaining.

* Showing at the O2 until Sunday, September 4, and then at the Liverpool Echo Arena from Wednesday.

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