Bat Out of Hell – The Musical at Bristol Hippodrome

The unbelievable sounds of Meat Loaf’s best hits are blasting out of Bristol’s Hippodrome this week as Bat Out of Hell – The Musical roars into the town and brings a tremendous present crammed with wild music and raucous motion.

The award successful musical is unashamedly loud and proud and belts out the entire best hits by Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf from the multi million promoting albums Bat Out of Hell and Bat Out of Hell II: Again into Hell.

Bat Out of Hell – The Musical weaves the basic songs which everyone knows and love into an epic story set in a dystopian world the place the younger and rebellious Strat has fallen for Raven, the daughter of the town’s tyrannical chief Falco.

Bat Out of Hell The Musical

Strat is the immortal boss of a gang who can by no means develop outdated, often called the Misplaced, and this intelligent transforming of the basic Peter Pan story is ideal for the musical. We’re even handled to a devious character referred to as Tink who threatens to disrupt the equilibrium for his personal wishes.

Each tune drives the narrative forwards as we see the 2 forbidden lovers drawn nearer collectively in a coming of age story which melds the story of star-crossed lovers, with themes of understanding and redemption.

Bat Out of Hell The Musical

All through the present there’s barely a let up in tempo, because of using a large number of well-known hits together with You Took the Phrases Proper Out of My Mouth, Bat Out of Hell, I Would Do Something for Love (However I Gained’ t Do That) and Two Out Of Three Ain’t Dangerous, together with the electrifying staging which sees large screens lit up with reside motion. It is a thrilling present nicely deserving of the accolades which it has picked up.

There are some true stand-out stars within the present with most of the solid given their likelihood to shine. Glenn Adamson as Strat and Bristol’s personal Martha Kirby as Raven ship notice good performances and Rob Fowler who stars because the evil Falco together with Sharon Sexton as Sloane are merely mesmerizing and also you merely can not take your eyes off them.

Bat Out of Hell The Musical

Bat Out of Hell – The Musical introduced everybody to their ft at Bristol Hippodrome with an unbelievable present that brings each one of many hits to life on stage. It is a raucous and raunchy night time out, good for adults (and maybe depart the little youngsters at residence) which you can be swept off your ft by and fall in love with Meat loaf’s classics as soon as once more.

Bat Out of Hell – The Musical is on the Bristol Hippodrome till 20 August and tickets can be found right here.

All photographs – Chris Davis Studio