A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY: The Story of Doris Day
by Adam Rolston.
Wilton’s Music Hal, Graces Alley off Ensign Stree, Tower Hill E1 8JB To 4 April 2010.
Tue-Sat 7:30pm. Mat Sat, Sun 2:30pm.
Runs 2hr 20min One interval.
TICKETS: 020 7702 2789.
Review: Geoff Ambler 12th March 2010.
Hints of past greatness, lacks drama
WiltonÃ¢Â€Â™s Music Hall is a short walk from Tower Hill, a hidden piece of London, all old wood and creaks and history. In this setting, the story of one of HollywoodÃ¢Â€Â™s biggest stars of the 50Ã¢Â€Â™s and 60Ã¢Â€Â™s is told with plenty of song, a little dance and occasional laughs.
Coming from a broken home Doris KappelhoffÃ¢Â€Â™s transformation into Doris Day, movie star and superstar, now feels unremarkable. Time may have normalised her rise from a singer in bands with relationships and marriages to