We’ve almost reached the end of the road for the 2023 UK tour! These past 33 weeks have been nothing short of spectacular, as we've witnessed audiences in every part of the country up and dancing, clapping and singing along, raising many a theatre roof along the way!

Here's to a great send-off in Crawley this weekend and we'll leave you with some reviews, more pics, and audience reaction from the tour.

A massive thank you to everyone who came out to see the show! It's been an absolute joy for us. Until next time... Rave On!

“a hugely entertaining crowd-pleaser of a show”
Bradford Telegraph and Argus

“The euphoric energy in the air was palpable”
What’s Good To Do

“really does raise the roof... There’s a reason this musical has been delighting audiences for 30 years. It’s time you found out why”
Braw Theatre (Glasgow)

“Don’t miss Buddy – it’s a show that will have you dancing in your seat”
Belfast Live

“leaves the audience on a high... by the end, the entire audience is on its feet, many singing along, dancing and feeling nostalgic”
Bath Echo

“a thrilling and entertaining night out for all generations”
Theatre & Tonic

“two hours of unbridled joy and entertainment... Here’s to another thirty years of Buddy brilliance”
Sardines Magazine

“joyous celebration... it makes you feel good to be alive, whatever your age… every performance is... a chance to shout Hollylujah”
Charleshutchpress, The Art Beat of Yorkshire

“This is a show full of talent, a cast that digs deep and delivers”
Voice FM (Southampton)

“everyone in the audience was clapping and on their feet, lost in a haze of nostalgia and musical reverence... It’s easy to see why the show has been so popular for more than three decades and continues to inspire music fans young and old to Rave On so long after Buddy’s death. Catch it while you can. It’s a must-see *****”
Great British Life (Eastbourne)

“everyone left on a feel good high”
What’s Good To Do (Sheffield)

“the whole musical is one massive party... unbelievable energy... The vibes you get stay with you for days”
The Mancunion

“will have you dancing your way home”
York Mix

“if anything, this latest version of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is more energetic, vibrant and youthful than any of its predecessors”
Daily Echo (Southampton)

“The fact that the entire audience were on their feet at the end of this show says it all. What a showcase of talent there was on the York stage... A great upbeat night out!”
North East Post

“Christopher Weeks as Buddy is phenomenal and vocal and instrumental talent is abundant on stage with a wonderful supporting cast... this is a fantastic, uplifting and fun filled show”
Fairy Powered Productions

“the best party in town... hit after hit was lovingly recreated... The performers never miss a beat and are note-perfect throughout”
The Red Well (Skegness)

“made my heart soar”

“the show remains in fine fettle... no one is going away unhappy”
The Quinntessential Review

“a joyous celebration”
Wiltshire Times

“AJ Jenks was the embodiment of Buddy himself… one not to be missed”
What’s On Bristol

“an evening of pure entertainment and delight *****”
Fairy Powered Productions (Blackpool) 

“the show is as captivating today as it was during its conception all those years ago”
The Reviews Hub (Plymouth)

“It’s absolutely impossible to go to Buddy and not leave singing the songs, smiling from ear to ear, walking with a little jig and buzzing on the high of the night. The cast... were phenomenal... There is so much talent on this stage... I urge anyone to see this”
PRSD (Peoples Republic for South Devon)

“infectious energy emanating from the stage... had the entire audience on their feet, joyously dancing along... brought Buddy Holly’s timeless songs to life in a remarkable way”
All Things Theatre

“you can only wonder at the skill on display... Do not miss this toe tapping, feel good show”
North West End UK

“Nothing can ever compare to the immediacy of a live onstage band and the musicianship of the central trio... is stunning”
The Reviews Hub

“a more rousing, life-affirming evening of rock & roll genius you couldn’t wish for”
Left Lion (Nottingham)

“the whole cast brought this non-stop, fun-filled show to life, and all of us on our feet at the end”
South Wales Life

“the cast was phenomenal, truly breathtaking... one of the best, if not the best musical I have seen *****”
What's Good to Do (Nottingham)

“one of the best nights you will ever have at the theatre”
On Yorkshire Magazine

“an incredible finale... a smile-on-your-face, joyous celebration of the man and his music”
Peterborough Telegraph

Audience reaction from Cardiff