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Going Viral: The Here And This And Now

Going Viral: The Here And This And Now

A cynical ribbing of the pharmaceutical industry. | By David Lloyd-Davies ★★★☆☆
The Rat Pack Hit The West End: It Was A Very Good Show

The Rat Pack Hit The West End: It Was A Very Good Show

The boys are back in town. | By Will Noble ★★★★★
Denim: Promising Young Drag Queens, But Nothing Unique

Denim: Promising Young Drag Queens, But Nothing Unique

Nothing new in this show. | By David Lloyd-Davies ★★★☆☆
Bananaman Is Back In A Side-Splitting New Musical

Bananaman Is Back In A Side-Splitting New Musical

A sweet send-up of superheroes | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Into The Numbers: Horrors Inescapable, 80 Years On

Into The Numbers: Horrors Inescapable, 80 Years On

Not a fun watch, but an important one. | By James FitzGerald ★★★☆☆
Dance Review: The Biggest Nutcracker In London This Christmas

Dance Review: The Biggest Nutcracker In London This Christmas

An outstanding presentation of a Christmas classic. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella Offers Up The Glitz Of The Silver Screen

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella Offers Up The Glitz Of The Silver Screen

An enchanting performance at Sadler's Wells. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★☆
Cleopatra Steals The Show At Barbican This Christmas

Cleopatra Steals The Show At Barbican This Christmas

A production that Shakespeare himself would be proud of. | By Hari Mountford ★★★★☆
Faltering Fabiano Condemns Disappointing Rigoletto

Faltering Fabiano Condemns Disappointing Rigoletto

Unrelentingly bleak and tired. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★☆☆☆
Humorous Hound Of The Baskervilles Is Just The Christmas Tonic

Humorous Hound Of The Baskervilles Is Just The Christmas Tonic

Lashings of silliness. | By BelindaL ★★★★★
Shakespeare's Bloodiest Play Made Even Bloodier

Shakespeare's Bloodiest Play Made Even Bloodier

Not an evening for the squeamish. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Tradition And Innovation Combine In The Nutcracker

Tradition And Innovation Combine In The Nutcracker

See the festive classic at London Coliseum. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Take A Trip Inside The Twilight Zone

Take A Trip Inside The Twilight Zone

A loving homage to the cult TV show. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★☆☆
First Flop For The Menier? Barnum At Menier Chocolate Factory

First Flop For The Menier? Barnum At Menier Chocolate Factory

Marcus Brigstocke sucks the razzle dazzle out of everything that surrounds him. | By Londonist Staff
A Timely Revival Of Cell Mates

A Timely Revival Of Cell Mates

Based on the true story of a KGB double agent. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
Misalliance Is Shaw To Provoke Debate

Misalliance Is Shaw To Provoke Debate

Bernard Shaw at his most eccentric and whimsical. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Putting The Pun In Rapunzel In Stratford

Putting The Pun In Rapunzel In Stratford

High energy from the get-go. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★☆
Wilton's Box Of Delights Is A Mixed Bag

Wilton's Box Of Delights Is A Mixed Bag

One for those who remember the 1980s TV adaptation. | By Phillipa Ellis ★★★☆☆
The Tin Drum Is Banging At Shoreditch Town Hall

The Tin Drum Is Banging At Shoreditch Town Hall

Stomping choreography, dramatic events, window-shattering singing. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Dear Brutus Provides Charming Entertainment

Dear Brutus Provides Charming Entertainment

Julius Caesar meets A Midsummer Night's Dream. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
How To Win Against History Is A Win-Win Situation

How To Win Against History Is A Win-Win Situation

Three men, an organ and a glittering headdress. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★
The Snowman: Walking In The Air For 20 Years And Still Melting Hearts

The Snowman: Walking In The Air For 20 Years And Still Melting Hearts

Dancing tropical fruits and all. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
A New Twist On A Christmas Carol

A New Twist On A Christmas Carol

Think twice about a story you thought you knew. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
Everybody's Talking About Jamie At Apollo Theatre

Everybody's Talking About Jamie At Apollo Theatre

A feelgood show to charm and delight. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Sexy Circus Swings Back Into Town With La Soirée

Sexy Circus Swings Back Into Town With La Soirée

If you only see one variety show this year... | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Grimm's Fairytale Gets A Sassy Seasonal Makeover

Grimm's Fairytale Gets A Sassy Seasonal Makeover

Family-friendly fun. | By Phillipa Ellis ★★★★☆
Five-Star Comedy From Phil Wang At Soho Theatre

Five-Star Comedy From Phil Wang At Soho Theatre

An airtight performance. | By Hannah Foulds ★★★★★
If Jacob Rees-Mogg Did Panto, This Would Be It

If Jacob Rees-Mogg Did Panto, This Would Be It

Boy scout seriousness, classical references and painful puns. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Eleven Years On, Is Wicked Still As Wicked?

Eleven Years On, Is Wicked Still As Wicked?

Has it still got the same magic? | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
A Show That Drags, Rather Than A Drag Show

A Show That Drags, Rather Than A Drag Show

Clunky scene shifts and laboured laughs. | By Chris Bridges ★★★☆☆
Chase Away Those Winter Blues With The Royal Ballet

Chase Away Those Winter Blues With The Royal Ballet

Escapism of the highest quality. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Dance Review: Last Chance To See Russian Ballet Superstar In Action

Dance Review: Last Chance To See Russian Ballet Superstar In Action

See Svetlana Zakharova in Amore. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★★
A Blistering New Adaptation Of Miss Julie

A Blistering New Adaptation Of Miss Julie

A sultry and thought-provoking performance. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
An Earnest Attempt At A Wilde Classic

An Earnest Attempt At A Wilde Classic

Brockley Jack revives the well-worn classic. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★☆☆
"The World's Oldest State Of The Nation Play" Gets Another Airing

"The World's Oldest State Of The Nation Play" Gets Another Airing

Still as relevant as it was 2,500 years ago. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Glengarry Glen Ross: A First Rate Play About Second Rate Men

Glengarry Glen Ross: A First Rate Play About Second Rate Men

Not a tartan bonnet in sight. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
The Quagmire Of Debt Explored In The Trap

The Quagmire Of Debt Explored In The Trap

A play that needs more comedy. Or closure. Or both. | By Sophia Shluger ★★☆☆☆
David Hoyle Shines Bright Like A Diamond

David Hoyle Shines Bright Like A Diamond

An uplifting and empowering show at Soho Theatre. | By David Lloyd-Davies ★★★★☆
Six Years On, How's Matilda The Musical Holding Up?

Six Years On, How's Matilda The Musical Holding Up?

An ideal Christmas outing that's far classier than pantomime. | By Londonist Staff ★★★★☆
This Rematch Of The Red Lion Improves On Earlier Productions

This Rematch Of The Red Lion Improves On Earlier Productions

A tighter script makes for a convincing show. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Do Not Resuscitate: Am I Dead Yet?

Do Not Resuscitate: Am I Dead Yet?

Inexplicable lip syncing and tedious storylines. | By David Lloyd-Davies ★☆☆☆☆
Brush Up Your Shakespeare At Barbican This Winter

Brush Up Your Shakespeare At Barbican This Winter

This one seems familiar to modern-day audiences. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
The Initial Charm Of The Diary Of A Nobody Wears Off Too Quickly

The Initial Charm Of The Diary Of A Nobody Wears Off Too Quickly

This Pooter needs a reboot. | By Johnny Fox ★★☆☆☆
If You're In Need Of A Laugh, This Is The Pajama Party For You

If You're In Need Of A Laugh, This Is The Pajama Party For You

Comedy duo returns to Soho Theatre. | By David Lloyd-Davies ★★★★☆
Stick Man Returns For Sugary Sweet Seasonal Singalong

Stick Man Returns For Sugary Sweet Seasonal Singalong

Perfectly pitched and delightfully uncomplicated family fun. | By Phillipa Ellis ★★★★★
This Ian Dury Musical Gives Us Reasons To Be Cheerful

This Ian Dury Musical Gives Us Reasons To Be Cheerful

Raucous, riotous, and rough and ready. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Young Marx Is A Disappointing Start For London's Newest Theatre

Young Marx Is A Disappointing Start For London's Newest Theatre

Richard Bean's work isn't quite an equal for the impressive venue. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Young Frankenstein Is A Treat For All The Family

Young Frankenstein Is A Treat For All The Family

The best panto you’ll see before Christmas. Or next Christmas. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
A Moving Bowie Tribute At Barbican

A Moving Bowie Tribute At Barbican

Last chance to see. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★☆
Theatre Review: Horrible Histories

Theatre Review: Horrible Histories

Giving the Garrick's glitter balls a sense of purpose. | By Phillipa Ellis ★★★★☆
There's Now A Musical About The Cereal Killer Cafe

There's Now A Musical About The Cereal Killer Cafe

It's what the London theatre scene has been Krave-ing. | By Laura Reynolds
Theatre Review: Mrs Orwell

Theatre Review: Mrs Orwell

Exploring the business of marriage. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Bianco Is All-White On The Night

Bianco Is All-White On The Night

Walk and gawk during this wonderful circus show. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Sumptuous Shakespeare Double Bill Lacks Innovation

Sumptuous Shakespeare Double Bill Lacks Innovation

Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing, set either side of the first world war. | By Laura Kressly
Mary Stuart Is A Mirror For Present-Day Politics

Mary Stuart Is A Mirror For Present-Day Politics

The Almeida's production resonates in wake of Brexit. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★★
Harry Enfield Comedy Is All Fizzle And No Razzle Dazzle

Harry Enfield Comedy Is All Fizzle And No Razzle Dazzle

Pretty and inoffensive just doesn't cut it. | By Chris Bridges ★★☆☆☆
Panto Returns To Its Roots With Mother Goose

Panto Returns To Its Roots With Mother Goose

A pantomime with a classic twist at Wilton's Music Hall. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Should Pulitzer-Winning Play Buried Child Remain Buried?

Should Pulitzer-Winning Play Buried Child Remain Buried?

Sam Shepard's 1978 work gets another airing. | By Chris Bridges ★★★☆☆
Ticket Alert: Get Into London Theatre And See Top Shows At Cut Prices

Ticket Alert: Get Into London Theatre And See Top Shows At Cut Prices

More than 100,000 cut-price tickets are on sale now. | By Zoe Craig
The League Of Gentlemen Return To Their Theatrical Roots

The League Of Gentlemen Return To Their Theatrical Roots

Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton are all on the London stage this month. | By Neil Dowden