Pimlico! - The New Musical
"Martin Johnston superb as Arthur Pemberton." -
Liam Rudden - Entertainment Editor, Edinburgh Evening News
"In a strong cast, stand-out performances came from Martin
Johnston as Arthur Pemberton, who did the impossible by making
the Stanley Holloway role his own." -
"Stand-out performances, Martin Johnston, as Arthur Pemberton,
effortlessly engaging audience members en route without ever
dropping his character." -
Musical Theatre Review
It's A Wonderful Life
- The Musical
wonderful comic turn from Martin Johnston as the evil Henry
Potter - Derbyshire Times
I particularly enjoyed the performances of Martin Johnston as
the unpleasant, scheming Henry Potter, and his assistant Ross
Mullan – who break into an amusing song and dance routine at
an unexpected moment. Uxbridge Gazette
The highlight of the show for me was Martin Johnston as Henry
Potter - Evening Echo Southend
Things start to go pear shaped when national financial
circumstances flounder and, more particularly, when a nasty
crippled rival banker, Henry Potter, played with great gusto
by established opera singer Martin Johnston, lends fate a
dirty hand. Southend Times
- The Musical
performance receives due applause from all
…….there were many amazed gasps from children as each actor
appeared onstage in authentic costumes that were incredibly
reminiscent of the animated series. Most notably Mr. Krabs
(Martin Johnston) and his performance of ‘Kerching’,
accompanied by glittering life-size dollar signs dancing and
throwing money in the air, received due applause and cheers
from impressed adults and awestruck kids.
Review: Su-Ann Chow-Seegoolam ng-magazine.com
Martin Johnston as Mr Krabs, owner of the Krusty Krab, gets
the best musical number, with a fantastic Broadway-style
routine about the mighty dollar, entitled Kerching!
Review: Michael Davies Whatsonstage.com - Midlands
So what are the highlights? There's a great moment when Mr
Krabs (Martin Johnston) sings his "Ker-Ching" song,
Review: Justin Connolly Manchester Evening News
"Martin Johnston winningly revives US President
Franklin Roosevelt, making it the show's juciest cameo"
Western Daily News (Wales)
"Martin Johnston played the central role of the old man with
sensitivity and accuracy...(he) had the characterisation spot
on. He walked, spoke, laughed, cried and reacted in exactly
the way you would expect of a proud, elderly man who has suffered
The Star (Essex)
and My Girl
acting honours go to...Martin Johnston as family solicitor Parchester"
Western Daily News (Plymouth)
"Peter Duncan is brilliantly supported by Martin Johnston who
brings a whole new dimension to the family solicitor".
"Johnston's all singing, all dancing solicitor is one character
role that will never be bettered on the English Stage"
"Martin Johnston as family solicitor Herbert Parchester
provided great comic back up".
star of the show was clearly the charismatic Martin Johnston"
The Chad (Mansfield)
"Johnston's performance as the tortured Dr Jekyll is one that
certainly leaves its mark with the audience"
Evening Telegraph (Coventry)
"The agonising switches from shy conscientious scientist to
violent, sensual extrovert are vividly and brilliantly portrayed
"Martin was brilliant".
"With brilliant bravura he flips from Jekyll to Hyde and back
using only his acting skills to convince us"