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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
Review: They Drink It In The Congo

Review: They Drink It In The Congo

A juicy -- but not not thirst-quenching -- reflection on the troubles in The Congo. | By Chris Bridges ★★★☆☆
Escape The Olympics With These Theatre Shows

Escape The Olympics With These Theatre Shows

Sport isn't for everyone. | By Johnny Fox
9 Shows To See At Camden Fringe 2016

9 Shows To See At Camden Fringe 2016

It's cheap, and it's definitely cheerful: Camden Fringe festival is upon us. | By Johnny Fox
Review: Lawrence After Arabia Reveals The Man Behind The Legend

Review: Lawrence After Arabia Reveals The Man Behind The Legend

Howard Brenton's new play is a damning indictment of colonialist politics. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
How To Watch Sh!tfaced Shakespeare While Sh!tfaced

How To Watch Sh!tfaced Shakespeare While Sh!tfaced

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Don't Miss Out On The Last Week Of The Vault Festival

Don't Miss Out On The Last Week Of The Vault Festival

If you haven't been yet, why the heck not? | By Londonist Staff
Deal Of The Day: See Mr Foote's Other Leg For £13.50

Deal Of The Day: See Mr Foote's Other Leg For £13.50

A great show for a great price. | By Partner
Deal Of The Day: Billy Elliot With A Hefty Discount

Deal Of The Day: Billy Elliot With A Hefty Discount

One of the most award-winning musicals of all time for a reason. | By Partner
Deal Of The Day: 50% Off Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

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Tickets start from £17. | Sponsor
Flanders Fields Recreated At Sadler's Wells

Flanders Fields Recreated At Sadler's Wells

BalletBoyz are back. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
Nicole Kidman Plays The Lost Lady Of DNA

Nicole Kidman Plays The Lost Lady Of DNA

A star performance in an interesting historical play. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
The Pick Of London's Fringe Theatre In September

The Pick Of London's Fringe Theatre In September

Get out and see something different. | By Londonist
Deal Of The Day: Absent At Shoreditch Town Hall

Deal Of The Day: Absent At Shoreditch Town Hall

What's hiding underneath Shoreditch Town Hall? | Sponsor
An Alternative Look At Apartheid Struggles In Ambitious Play

An Alternative Look At Apartheid Struggles In Ambitious Play

Not always black against white. | By Laura Reynolds ★★★★☆
Delve Into A Decidedly Mixed Bag Of Tricks, At Impossible

Delve Into A Decidedly Mixed Bag Of Tricks, At Impossible

A magic show of two halves. | By Ruth Hargreaves ★★☆☆☆
Tube Strike? Pah! Stay Out And Enjoy A Free Night At Shakespeare's Globe

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They're giving away a whopping 150 tickets. | Sponsor
Sylvie Guillem's Swan Song Sombre Yet Spirited

Sylvie Guillem's Swan Song Sombre Yet Spirited

Dancer of her generation takes a muted final bow. | By Lise Smith ★★★★☆
Opera Examines Our Obsession With Telly

Opera Examines Our Obsession With Telly

People Watch opens King's Cross opera festival. | By Lise Smith
Meet Shakespeare Down Your Local Pub

Meet Shakespeare Down Your Local Pub

Romeo and Juliet, with a pint in hand. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Bookish Harper Lee Adaptation Honours Classic Novel

Bookish Harper Lee Adaptation Honours Classic Novel

Part play, part reading. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
An Oak Tree 'Has Grief, Guilt And Hyperreality' -- Review

An Oak Tree 'Has Grief, Guilt And Hyperreality' -- Review

Two actors, only one knows the play. | By Ruth Hargreaves ★★★★☆
Free Festival Of Theatre Straddles The Thames

Free Festival Of Theatre Straddles The Thames

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival is back. | By Laura Reynolds
Get Ready, Bum Bum Train Tickets Go On Sale Tonight

Get Ready, Bum Bum Train Tickets Go On Sale Tonight

We speak to the founders about the secretive show. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Ego Reigns At The Motherf**ker With The Hat

Ego Reigns At The Motherf**ker With The Hat

More swearwords than you could shake a shit at. | By Ruth Hargreaves ★★★★☆
Exclusive Cirque Du Soleil Pre-Sale Begins Today

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Get your tickets now for January 2016. | Sponsor
Franco-Era Carmen Is Gutsy, Tacky And A Bit Confusing

Franco-Era Carmen Is Gutsy, Tacky And A Bit Confusing

Operatic classic gets modern makeover. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★☆☆
Video: Enjoy Theatre The Savvy Way With The TKTS Booth

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Mind The Game: Das Spiel Gets Inside Your Head

Mind The Game: Das Spiel Gets Inside Your Head

Delightful interactive theatre at Ovalhouse. | By Ruth Hargreaves ★★★★☆
Carrie The Musical: There's Life In The Old Girl Yet

Carrie The Musical: There's Life In The Old Girl Yet

Not a total bloody disaster. | By Ruth Hargreaves ★★★☆☆
Pryce Is Priceless As Shakespeare's Infamous Moneylender

Pryce Is Priceless As Shakespeare's Infamous Moneylender

Shylock steals the show. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
West End Wednesdays Returns! Get Your Half-Price Theatre Tickets

West End Wednesdays Returns! Get Your Half-Price Theatre Tickets

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Deal Of The Day: Memphis The Musical From £20

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The Things You Can Do In A Simple Space

The Things You Can Do In A Simple Space

How the heck did they manage THAT? | By Laura Reynolds ★★★★★
Deal Of The Day: A Night Of Laughs For £4.95

Deal Of The Day: A Night Of Laughs For £4.95

Six comedians, one show, lots of laughs. | Sponsor
Deal Of The Day: 60% Off The Commitments Musical

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Sing your soul favourites, for £25. | Sponsor
Alice's Adventures Underground At Waterloo Vaults

Alice's Adventures Underground At Waterloo Vaults

Beautiful sets, but needs a little more smoothness. | By Ruth Hargreaves ★★★☆☆