At the London Theatre Guide site there are the following snips from reviews of The Lord of the Rings, now playing at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane:
" I enjoyed the whole spectacle " (londontheatre.co.uk)Well, that's settled.
"The show has charm, wit, and jaw-dropping theatrical brio" (The Times)
"Tiresome grandiosity with mind-rotting mediocrity" (Daily Telegraph)
"Tedious and vulgar" (Evening Standard)
"I had a perfectly good time." (Guardian)