The V-1 ‘doodlebug’ bomb with its familiar strange tearing and rasping sound will be accurately replaced by Elaine Paige singing ‘Memory’. The people of Coventry have already volunteered to burn their cathedral to the ground if Cameron Mackintosh promises not to bring the shows north of the Watford gap. Not since the Great Fire of 1666, have some many people abandoned their homes so readily.
One veteran remarked: ‘I didn’t fight in a World War to have Nazi’s marching through the streets of London or people dressed in a cat unitard. Hitler may have bombed the UK, but Cats the Movie bombed everywhere’.