Even so, Spencer paid his £55 (plus £2.50 booking fee!) for a ticket and £6 for a programme and sat down to watch. He remarks in his now-published review that “my fingers were itching to write a stinkeroo.” But it turns out he found the production to be “ludicrously enjoyable” and has subsequently provided its producers with some of the most favourable press quotes in London! “Buddy Holly's magnificent music undoubtedly ensures that you leave with a smile on your face and a spring in your step,” he wrote. Talk about making the best of a ‘Buddy’ bad situation…!!!
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