Olivia Rodrigo review, Eventim Apollo: A transportive Noughties pop-punk dream made real

On the first London date of Olivia Rodrigo's sold-out tour, British audiences can enjoy the all-American tradition

For an artist who has made "edgy prom queen" her image, the set is appropriate

Rodrigo brings her transportive Noughties pop-punk dream to life tonight

Rodrigo's brief career makes it astonishing that she has such a recognizable image - even if only because of her brief career

In just 12 months, the 19-year-old has broken Spotify records, released one of the best albums of 2021 with Sour, and had three singles reach the UK top five

In an indelible Glastonbury moment last month, she stood side-by-side with Lily Allen to say "f*** you" to the Supreme Court judges who overturned Roe v Wade

Rodrigo's stage presence is similarly fluid, modulating between the gossamer whisper of misty-eyed balladry and the squall of early Noughties punk

As she bounces from left to right, her micro-miniskirt pleats waggle