A reviews round-up for Sweeney Todd at the London Coliseum.

Following critically-acclaimed performances at New York’s Lincoln Center, English National Opera presents a starred-studded production of Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Starring award-winning international opera singer Bryn Terfel as Sweeney Tod, acclaimed and much-loved Hollywood actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson as Mrs Lovett and West End star Philip Quast as Judge Turpin, this semi-staged concert version of the show is directed by Lonny Price and conducted by David Charles Abell.

Joining Bryn Terfel, Emma Thompson and Philip Quast are Matthew Seadon-Young as Anthony Hope, Katie Hall as Johanna Barker,  Jack North as Tobias Ragg, Alex Gaumond as Beadle Bamford, Rosalie Craig as Beggar Woman and John Owen-Jones as Pirelli.

Reviews are in for Stephen Sondheim’s dark masterpiece with critics giving it a resounding thumbs up.