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Things To Do In London Over The Easter Holidays

Things To Do In London Over The Easter Holidays

Fancy letting your kids be young farmers, white water rafters, pirates, chocolate sculptors and easter egg hunters?
Our Verdict On Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

Our Verdict On Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

Barbican's big production reviewed.
Much Ado About Nothing @ Wyndhams Theatre: How To Get Tickets

Much Ado About Nothing @ Wyndhams Theatre: How To Get Tickets

The Wyndhams Theatre ticket lottery explained, but is the show worth the hassle?
Ghosts Walk Again At The Almeida Theatre

Ghosts Walk Again At The Almeida Theatre

Flawless performances in a tragi-comic Ibsen.
The Verdict On Lindsay Lohan’s West End Debut

The Verdict On Lindsay Lohan’s West End Debut

Scintillating rebirth or horrifying death spiral?
Book Ahead: Bike-Powered Theatre Set In A Giant Cheese

Book Ahead: Bike-Powered Theatre Set In A Giant Cheese

An allegorical take on the financial crisis.
Frankenstein @ National Theatre: How To Get Tickets

Frankenstein @ National Theatre: How To Get Tickets

Danny Boyle's production with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller is stunning, and utterly sold out. But there are still ways to see it...
Young Stars Flounder In A Disastrous Dorian Gray

Young Stars Flounder In A Disastrous Dorian Gray

If "all art is quite useless", then this is high art indeed.
Martin Freeman Left Stranded In Bizarrely Office-Bound Richard III

Martin Freeman Left Stranded In Bizarrely Office-Bound Richard III

Sherlock actor hamstrung by woeful direction.
Get Into London Theatre In 2012

Get Into London Theatre In 2012

Get in the best seats for a bargain
Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

The history of the classic comedy form.
Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

A heady mix of dreamy passion and high comedy.
Bradley Cooper Excels In Dated Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper Excels In Dated Elephant Man

Stage revival only partially succeeds.
Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Photographer spends a year in London's playhouses.
Madam Butterfly Soars At The Royal Albert Hall

Madam Butterfly Soars At The Royal Albert Hall

A beautiful version of Puccini’s timeless tragedy.
Review: The Death Of Margaret Thatcher @ The Courtyard Theatre

Review: The Death Of Margaret Thatcher @ The Courtyard Theatre

Stage Version Of It’s A Wonderful Life Will Warm Your Heart

Stage Version Of It’s A Wonderful Life Will Warm Your Heart

A pub in Penge does the classic film justice.
What The New Draco Malfoy Looks Like

What The New Draco Malfoy Looks Like

Third round of cast photos released.
Theatre Review: The School for Scandal @ Greenwich Theatre

Theatre Review: The School for Scandal @ Greenwich Theatre

Ralph Fiennes Triumphs In Shaw's Man And Superman

Ralph Fiennes Triumphs In Shaw's Man And Superman

A superlative production at the National Theatre.
Swinging Sex Comedy Is More Awkward Than Satirical

Swinging Sex Comedy Is More Awkward Than Satirical

Contact.com leaves us disconnected.
Treasure Island Is A Visual Feast

Treasure Island Is A Visual Feast

The set is the star in National Theatre’s latest.
Theatre Review: Women Beware Women @ the National Theatre

Theatre Review: Women Beware Women @ the National Theatre

Ancient Greek Tragedy As Urgent As Breaking Bad

Ancient Greek Tragedy As Urgent As Breaking Bad

This barnstorming production of Aeschylus is unmissable.
Butterflies To Shakespeare: London's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Butterflies To Shakespeare: London's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

The best and worst from London's art scene.
Preview: Hide&Seek Weekender @ Southbank Centre

Preview: Hide&Seek Weekender @ Southbank Centre

Fun and games at this festival from the masters of play.
Out Of The Mouths Of Grindr Users

Out Of The Mouths Of Grindr Users

Verbatim play looks at the gay chill-out scene.
Film Knights: Ian McKellen And Ken Branagh Joust Over Shakespeare On Film

Film Knights: Ian McKellen And Ken Branagh Joust Over Shakespeare On Film

The actors are rival ambassadors for BFI and Film London.
See Anne Boleyn Play Staged At The Tower of London

See Anne Boleyn Play Staged At The Tower of London

Suffolk theatre company takes the site-specific biscuit.
The Kinks Musical Gets A Glorious West End Transfer

The Kinks Musical Gets A Glorious West End Transfer

For all dedicated followers.
Theatre Review: All My Sons @ Apollo Theatre

Theatre Review: All My Sons @ Apollo Theatre

Theatre Review: Onassis @ the Novello Theatre

Theatre Review: Onassis @ the Novello Theatre

Theatre Review: Educating Rita @ Trafalgar Studios

Theatre Review: Educating Rita @ Trafalgar Studios

London Games Festival 2010 Starts Today

London Games Festival 2010 Starts Today

Review: Branagh And Brydon Strip For Unfunny French Farce The Painkiller

Review: Branagh And Brydon Strip For Unfunny French Farce The Painkiller

It's still not enough to numb the awkwardness.
All-Star Cast Harass Gemma Chan In The Homecoming: Review

All-Star Cast Harass Gemma Chan In The Homecoming: Review

Harold Pinter's dank, domestic nightmare.
Theatre Review: Antigone @ National Theatre

Theatre Review: Antigone @ National Theatre

Sophocles’ tale provides more than enough reassurance that your own family strife is quite minor.
Trouble In Paradise: Pitcairn At The Globe

Trouble In Paradise: Pitcairn At The Globe

Richard Bean’s play about blood and breadfruit.
My Night With Reg At The Apollo Theatre

My Night With Reg At The Apollo Theatre

West End transfer offers a night to remember.
Raucous And Rambling: The Commitments

Raucous And Rambling: The Commitments

Get On The Soul Train Or You Get Glassed.
Review: The Frontline by Ché Walker at Shakespeare's Globe

Review: The Frontline by Ché Walker at Shakespeare's Globe

Beyond Bollywood Is Plotless And Plastic

Beyond Bollywood Is Plotless And Plastic

But occasionally quite fun.
Theatre Review: Much Ado About Nothing @ Noel Coward Theatre

Theatre Review: Much Ado About Nothing @ Noel Coward Theatre

Meera Syal and Paul Bhattacharjee add some Bollywood sparkle to Shakespeare's classic.
Theatre Review: Jerusalem @ the Apollo Theatre

Theatre Review: Jerusalem @ the Apollo Theatre

Review: Does Titanic The Musical Float Our Boat?

Review: Does Titanic The Musical Float Our Boat?

And it's pretty impressive.
Theatre Review: Breakfast At Tiffany's @ Theatre Royal Haymarket

Theatre Review: Breakfast At Tiffany's @ Theatre Royal Haymarket

A Journey Through The Dreams Of A Pharmaceutical Building

A Journey Through The Dreams Of A Pharmaceutical Building

An immersive experience in an old factory in Dagenham.
Theatre Review: An Inspector Calls @ the Novello Theatre

Theatre Review: An Inspector Calls @ the Novello Theatre

Fitzrovia Radio Hour

Fitzrovia Radio Hour

Punishing 1984 Puts The Audience In Room 101

Punishing 1984 Puts The Audience In Room 101

This West End transfer will knock you sideways
Hitler On The Stand In Taken At Midnight

Hitler On The Stand In Taken At Midnight

The true story of the Führer's humiliation and revenge.
A Spooky Resurrection Of Dusty Springfield

A Spooky Resurrection Of Dusty Springfield

No ordinary girl from Ealing.
Theatre Preview: The Real Thing at the Old Vic

Theatre Preview: The Real Thing at the Old Vic

Splat! Bugsy Malone Hits Hammersmith

Splat! Bugsy Malone Hits Hammersmith

Bagsy yourself a ticket.
Gypsy: Dazzling, Intense, Explosive, And That's Just Imelda Staunton

Gypsy: Dazzling, Intense, Explosive, And That's Just Imelda Staunton

Great performances in Depression-set musical.
Indian History Becomes Intoxicating Theatre In Dara

Indian History Becomes Intoxicating Theatre In Dara

Family drama and a timely dissection of Islam.
Trainspotting: A Shit-Spattered Scottish Version Of The Arabian Nights

Trainspotting: A Shit-Spattered Scottish Version Of The Arabian Nights

Kings Head Theatre cooks up a treat.
Theatre Review: Morecambe @ The Duchess Theatre

Theatre Review: Morecambe @ The Duchess Theatre

Dystopian Lightmares At The Barbican

Dystopian Lightmares At The Barbican

It's all about mime control.
Madness Pervades Stephen Merchant's West End Debut

Madness Pervades Stephen Merchant's West End Debut

The comedian is out of control in The Mentalists.
Theatre Preview: John Peel's Shed By John Osborne

Theatre Preview: John Peel's Shed By John Osborne

Coming Soon: Bananaman The Musical

Coming Soon: Bananaman The Musical

Fruitiest superhero ever to take to London stage.
King Charles III Taketh The West End Crown

King Charles III Taketh The West End Crown

All hail this forward-looking counter-history.
Shakira Meets Shakespeare At The Rose Theatre

Shakira Meets Shakespeare At The Rose Theatre

Henry IV Part One in Philip Henslowe's theatre.
Theatre Review: Democracy @ Old Vic

Theatre Review: Democracy @ Old Vic

Michael Frayn's 2003 play about German politics and human nature.
Portrait Of A Fashion Icon In McQueen

Portrait Of A Fashion Icon In McQueen

Narrative patchwork of the famed designer.
Bill Nighy And Carey Mulligan Shine In Skylight

Bill Nighy And Carey Mulligan Shine In Skylight

Revival of David Hare’s 1995 play is a palpable hit
Theatre Review: The Collector @ Etcetera

Theatre Review: The Collector @ Etcetera

Terrific Acting Can’t Plug Tom Basden’s Holes

Terrific Acting Can’t Plug Tom Basden’s Holes

Mildy amusing in parts, a strangely ugly play overall.
Ticket Alert: Disney's Aladdin Comes To The London Stage

Ticket Alert: Disney's Aladdin Comes To The London Stage

Cast announced as tickets go on sale.
Review: Nothing Is Black And White In Les Blancs

Review: Nothing Is Black And White In Les Blancs

Lorraine Hansberry's little known play gets due attention.
Is The Play That Goes Wrong The Right One For You?

Is The Play That Goes Wrong The Right One For You?

This slice of riotous slapstick is so wrong yet so right.
Theatre review: An Israeli Love Story @ New End Theatre

Theatre review: An Israeli Love Story @ New End Theatre

Aces High: Guys And Dolls Review

Aces High: Guys And Dolls Review

The colourful crowd-pleaser is back.
Three’s Company, Then A Crowd In New Play A Third

Three’s Company, Then A Crowd In New Play A Third

A couple try a threesome and then some.
A Once In A Lifetime Lear At The National Theatre

A Once In A Lifetime Lear At The National Theatre

Simon Russell Beale is titanic in Sam Mendes’ mind-blowing production
Theatre Review: Men Should Weep @ National Theatre

Theatre Review: Men Should Weep @ National Theatre

"It's only rich folk can keep theirselves tae theirselves. Folk like us huv tae depend on their neighbours when they're needin help." Josie Rourke's new production of Men Should Weep takes Ena Lamont Stewart's Glasgow tenement-based play, and gives it the National Theatre treatment
The Twits Turn The World Upside Down

The Twits Turn The World Upside Down

A classy Roald Dahl at the Royal Court.
Oppenheimer Fizzes With Fission And Fury

Oppenheimer Fizzes With Fission And Fury

A powerful portrait of the father of the atomic bomb.
How To Hold Your Breath Brings Home Crisis To Europe

How To Hold Your Breath Brings Home Crisis To Europe

A magic realist journey that challenges complacence.
Theatre Review: Ivan And The Dogs @ Soho Theatre

Theatre Review: Ivan And The Dogs @ Soho Theatre

Instructionally Invited Is A Funny, Creepy, Immersive Treat

Instructionally Invited Is A Funny, Creepy, Immersive Treat

Royston Vasey comes to Docklands.
Theatre Review: No Man's Land at the Duke of York's

Theatre Review: No Man's Land at the Duke of York's

Theatre Review: The Tempest @ The Roundhouse

Theatre Review: The Tempest @ The Roundhouse

Coolly lit, starkly staged and highly effective.
Theatre Review: They Came to a City @ Southwark Playhouse

Theatre Review: They Came to a City @ Southwark Playhouse

J B Priestly's moral drama poses enough questions to entertain, but remains slightly detached from today's audience
Review: Meera Syal’s Autobiographical Musical Anita And Me

Review: Meera Syal’s Autobiographical Musical Anita And Me

Glamrock meets Bhangra in a warm, witty show.
Kristin Scott Thomas Is A Postage Stamp With A Pulse

Kristin Scott Thomas Is A Postage Stamp With A Pulse

She tries on the Queen's crown in Peter Morgan's The Audience.
Housing Horrors: This Is Private Property Reviewed

Housing Horrors: This Is Private Property Reviewed

Down the renting rabbit hole.
Yeh Shen Is A Sparkling Chinese Cinderella Story

Yeh Shen Is A Sparkling Chinese Cinderella Story

Ancient fairy tale proves a modern crowd-pleaser for kids and parents.
If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me Reviewed: Never Mind The Horrocks

If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me Reviewed: Never Mind The Horrocks

Northern scowl.
Review: Tracy Letts’s Bug Will Get Under Your Skin

Review: Tracy Letts’s Bug Will Get Under Your Skin

James Norton and Kate Fleetwood bug out.
Carry On Don Juan

Carry On Don Juan

Lust, lies and leather trousers at the Cockpit Theatre.
Dancing Dracula Raises Stakes In Spoof Musical

Dancing Dracula Raises Stakes In Spoof Musical

Nick Mohammed's Mr Swallow swoops into Soho.
Noël Coward's Hay Fever Revels In Bohemian Excess

Noël Coward's Hay Fever Revels In Bohemian Excess

Despite Felicity Kendal, show falls short of comic bliss.
A Christmas Carol That Puts The Hum In Bah Humbug!

A Christmas Carol That Puts The Hum In Bah Humbug!

An all-sensory version of the Christmas classic.
Families Divided In Fathers And Sons

Families Divided In Fathers And Sons

New play of Turgenev's classic novel at the Donmar.
Anatomy Of A Bombing

Anatomy Of A Bombing

New play tackles IRA attempt to kill Thatcher in 1984.
Father Nandru & The Wolves Take Over Wilton’s Music Hall

Father Nandru & The Wolves Take Over Wilton’s Music Hall

London’s oldest music hall conjures up a dreamy neo-realist fable.
Immersive Play Has Wrong End Of The Telescope

Immersive Play Has Wrong End Of The Telescope

Azerbaijan in Battersea.
Bernstein's Candide At The Menier Chocolate Factory

Bernstein's Candide At The Menier Chocolate Factory

Just about the best of all possible versions of the problematic operetta.
Theatre Review: Limehouse Nights @ Limehouse Town Hall

Theatre Review: Limehouse Nights @ Limehouse Town Hall

Oh What a Lovely War Still Hits Target 50 Years On

Oh What a Lovely War Still Hits Target 50 Years On

Classic play returns to Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Music-Hall Chairs - Play With Us!

Music-Hall Chairs - Play With Us!

Roll up, roll up! The games are afoot! And you are invited to join the fun on Wednesday 16 March in Music-Hall Chairs, a night of games organised by Londonist, A Door In A Wall and Wilton's Music Hall.
Jeepers Creepers Review: Terry Jones’ Sad Ode To Marty Feldman

Jeepers Creepers Review: Terry Jones’ Sad Ode To Marty Feldman

New play depicts the (nearly) great comic’s demise.
Martin Freeman To Star In Film Of West End Smash Ghost Stories

Martin Freeman To Star In Film Of West End Smash Ghost Stories

Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman’s play gets an upgrade.
Review: Farewell To The Theatre @ Hampstead Theatre

Review: Farewell To The Theatre @ Hampstead Theatre

Part psychological drama, English comedy, tragedy and theatre biopic
The Ghost Of Sylvia Plath Haunts Doonreagan

The Ghost Of Sylvia Plath Haunts Doonreagan

New play about living with the death of the poet.
“Play It Again, Iago” – Othello As Film Noir

“Play It Again, Iago” – Othello As Film Noir

A stylish and gripping Shakespeare at the Riverside Studios.
Tube Censors Pink-Boxered Christ

Tube Censors Pink-Boxered Christ

Happy Days Aren't Here Again

Happy Days Aren't Here Again

Juliet Stevenson shines in Beckett's bleak farce.
The Nether Explores The Darkest Reaches Of The Web

The Nether Explores The Darkest Reaches Of The Web

A disturbing peek into the future of virtual reality.
Review: Future Me @ Only Connect

Review: Future Me @ Only Connect

The Events Is A Strange And Challenging Mini-Masterpiece

The Events Is A Strange And Challenging Mini-Masterpiece

David Greig’s new play is a clever jigsaw puzzle.
 Verbal Fireworks In Klook’s Last Stand

Verbal Fireworks In Klook’s Last Stand

Ché Walker’s latest play presents a love deluxe.
Something For Everybody In The Diary Of A Nobody

Something For Everybody In The Diary Of A Nobody

Mr Pooter in a pub.
A Darkly Comic Antony And Cleopatra At The Globe

A Darkly Comic Antony And Cleopatra At The Globe

Eve Best excels as the Queen of Egypt
Review: Recipe For a Perfect Wife @ Kings Head Theatre

Review: Recipe For a Perfect Wife @ Kings Head Theatre

Theatre Group Moves To Southbank After Battersea Arts Centre Blaze

Theatre Group Moves To Southbank After Battersea Arts Centre Blaze

Gecko's show, Missing, finds new home.
Shakespeare In Love Gets Deluxe Stage Treatment

Shakespeare In Love Gets Deluxe Stage Treatment

Fun, sumptuous world makes up for two drippy leads.
Under The Skinhead: Barbarians Review

Under The Skinhead: Barbarians Review

Barrie Keeffe's 1977 play revived.
Theatre Review: Lines / My Name Is Rachel Corrie @ Rosemary Branch Theatre

Theatre Review: Lines / My Name Is Rachel Corrie @ Rosemary Branch Theatre

Verbatim plays - even the famous My Name is Rachel Corrie - get a new twist in this intriguing double bill.
Theatre Review: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour @ the National Theatre

Theatre Review: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour @ the National Theatre

Marines And Misogyny In New Play Dogfight

Marines And Misogyny In New Play Dogfight

US musical comes to Southwark Playhouse.
Are We All Losers In This Interactive Fame Game?

Are We All Losers In This Interactive Fame Game?

Fringe show tackles reality TV.
Review: Boy Takes A Troubling Twirl Through The London Jungle

Review: Boy Takes A Troubling Twirl Through The London Jungle

Leo Butler finds poetry in cracked pavements.
The Scottsboro Boys Is Damn Near Perfect

The Scottsboro Boys Is Damn Near Perfect

Kander and Ebb’s final musical has all the force of a runaway train.
Review: Volpone @ Humble Theatre

Review: Volpone @ Humble Theatre

Birdland: Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll

Birdland: Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll

Explore the detrimental effects of dizzying fame with humour and humanity.
The Wind In The Willows Transfers From Royal Opera House To West End

The Wind In The Willows Transfers From Royal Opera House To West End

A delightful Christmas confection without too much sugar.
Computer-Penned Musical Beyond The Fence Reviewed

Computer-Penned Musical Beyond The Fence Reviewed

Do algorithms have rhythm?
The 2000 Year Old Man Still Feels Fresh Today

The 2000 Year Old Man Still Feels Fresh Today

Mel Brooks’ early comic character is resurrected.
Theatre Review: The Man Who Pays the Piper @ Orange Tree Theatre

Theatre Review: The Man Who Pays the Piper @ Orange Tree Theatre

A play just as funny and relevant as it was 80 years ago.
Wink Skewers Our Obsession With Social Media

Wink Skewers Our Obsession With Social Media

Of love and other emoticons.
Theatre Review: PVT Wars @ The Rosemary Branch

Theatre Review: PVT Wars @ The Rosemary Branch

Fractious and Funny Coupling Troubles in Raving

Fractious and Funny Coupling Troubles in Raving

A master-class in comic timing at the Hampstead Theatre.
Mad And Masterful: A Mad World My Masters

Mad And Masterful: A Mad World My Masters

A ridiculously funny show at Barbican.
Emotional Scrummage In Crouch Touch Pause Engage

Emotional Scrummage In Crouch Touch Pause Engage

Drama charts Welsh rugby captain’s coming out.
Carry On Killing: The Massacre At Paris

Carry On Killing: The Massacre At Paris

Marlowe’s bloody play returns to London for first time in 400 years.
Theatre Review: A Walk On Part @ Soho Theatre

Theatre Review: A Walk On Part @ Soho Theatre

The rise and fall of New Labour, as told by someone who was there.
Peckham: The Soap Opera

Peckham: The Soap Opera

South London comes to Sloane Square.
All Aboard For Anything Goes In Wimbledon

All Aboard For Anything Goes In Wimbledon

Light-hearted fare aboard a luxurious liner.
Horrible Histories Charts Britain’s Comical Chronicles

Horrible Histories Charts Britain’s Comical Chronicles

Family-friendly historical slapstick.
Cross-Dressing Simon Russell Beale Plays Footsie

Cross-Dressing Simon Russell Beale Plays Footsie

A play about one of London's early stage stars.
Three Surreal Playlets Explore Love And Death

Three Surreal Playlets Explore Love And Death

Black humour abounds.
Theatre Review: Six Degrees Of Separation @ The Old Vic

Theatre Review: Six Degrees Of Separation @ The Old Vic

Truth, Reconciliation And Head-Butting In Quietly

Truth, Reconciliation And Head-Butting In Quietly

New play explores the troubles in a Belfast pub.
A Conflict Of Cultures: My Name Is... At The Arcola

A Conflict Of Cultures: My Name Is... At The Arcola

Kidnapping, the media and Pakistan.
Preview: Hide&Seek Weekender 2010

Preview: Hide&Seek Weekender 2010

Bang Bang, She'll Shoot You Down

Bang Bang, She'll Shoot You Down

Louise Orwin's show opens feminist theatre festival.
Theatre Review: State Fair @ Finborough Theatre

Theatre Review: State Fair @ Finborough Theatre

Taking Down The Testicle-Free Establishment

Taking Down The Testicle-Free Establishment

60s play parodies little Hitler types.
Aussie Drama Explores Tolerance And Tricky Sexual Politics

Aussie Drama Explores Tolerance And Tricky Sexual Politics

1990 play revolves around a complex father-son relationship.
Theatre Review: Made Up @ Soho Theatre

Theatre Review: Made Up @ Soho Theatre

Impressive, funny and moving live improvisation and live music
UK Premiere For Lost Tennessee Williams Play

UK Premiere For Lost Tennessee Williams Play

The Fat Man’s Wife casts a paralysing spell at the Canal Café Theatre.
Hollywood Heroines Get Their Claws Out Again

Hollywood Heroines Get Their Claws Out Again

Bette Davis and Joan Crawford are back.
Londonist Goes 'Wheee!' At BodySpaceMotionThings

Londonist Goes 'Wheee!' At BodySpaceMotionThings

A Vegas-Themed Merchant Of Venice?

A Vegas-Themed Merchant Of Venice?

Shakespeare gets big and sassy.
The Law Is An Asshole In Measure For Measure

The Law Is An Asshole In Measure For Measure

Cheek By Jowl nails Shakespeare’s problem play.
Rabbit Hole Review: Pulitzer Prize Winner Lacks Punch

Rabbit Hole Review: Pulitzer Prize Winner Lacks Punch

A sincere yet somehow lacking play about loss.
Islam And Conservatism Up Close In Multitudes

Islam And Conservatism Up Close In Multitudes

A beast of a piece at Kilburn's Tricycle Theatre.
Autobahn Explores The Claustrophobia Of The Open Road

Autobahn Explores The Claustrophobia Of The Open Road

Neil Labute’s grim play pulls up in Islington.
3 Winters Charts The Hard History Of A House in Zagreb

3 Winters Charts The Hard History Of A House in Zagreb

Modern Croatian history as experienced by one family.
Death Of A Comedian Targets Mainstream Stand Up

Death Of A Comedian Targets Mainstream Stand Up

A plucky punk comic sells out.
Theatre Eats Itself In Werner Schwab's Last Play

Theatre Eats Itself In Werner Schwab's Last Play

A difficult play from a troubled playwright.
Picnic & Play at The Deck, National Theatre

Picnic & Play at The Deck, National Theatre

Visitors Tackles Dementia Without Misery Or Mawkishness

Visitors Tackles Dementia Without Misery Or Mawkishness

Playwright Barney Norris proves he is one to watch.
Russian Dolls Review: Full Of Themselves And Of Emotion

Russian Dolls Review: Full Of Themselves And Of Emotion

Astounding play at the King's Head.
Last Chance To See: Public Property @ Trafalgar Studios

Last Chance To See: Public Property @ Trafalgar Studios

Londonist Lunchtimes: World at One @ King's Head Theatre

Londonist Lunchtimes: World at One @ King's Head Theatre

Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier Bicker In Backstage Bust-Up

Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier Bicker In Backstage Bust-Up

Thespian rivalry falls flat in Orson’s Shadow.
Capitalism Gored In Carmen Disruption

Capitalism Gored In Carmen Disruption

The ills of identikit city living and a bit of opera.
Chicago Grifters Take Over Victorian Music Hall

Chicago Grifters Take Over Victorian Music Hall

In a new stage version of the classic film.
Kingston 14 Is A Hard-Boiled Caribbean Cop Opera

Kingston 14 Is A Hard-Boiled Caribbean Cop Opera

DJ Goldie leads a terrific ensemble cast.
Foot And Mouth Epidemic Threatens To Destroy An Old Friendship

Foot And Mouth Epidemic Threatens To Destroy An Old Friendship

Award-winning play examines the fallout of the 2001 crisis.
Lippy Is A Dark Surreal Theatrical Experiment

Lippy Is A Dark Surreal Theatrical Experiment

The strange story of four Irish women who wouldn't speak.
Memory And Mobsters In Ghost From A Perfect Place

Memory And Mobsters In Ghost From A Perfect Place

20th anniversary of Philip Ridley's controversial play.
Fifty Shades Of Bluebeard

Fifty Shades Of Bluebeard

The fairy tale reworked as a tense, torture-filled monologue.
Boxing Play Explores The Fight For Equality

Boxing Play Explores The Fight For Equality

Hard-hitting, both emotionally and physically.
Wildefire Is A Small Screen Cop Drama That Struggles On Stage

Wildefire Is A Small Screen Cop Drama That Struggles On Stage

An unconvincing police procedural.
The Mirage Of Family Unity, In Other Desert Cities

The Mirage Of Family Unity, In Other Desert Cities

Fine ensemble acting in a faltering new play at the Old Vic.
Angry Brigade Blasts Into Bush Theatre

Angry Brigade Blasts Into Bush Theatre

James Graham's play has panoramic political vision.
Rules For Living Charts A Domestic Apocalypse

Rules For Living Charts A Domestic Apocalypse

Family farce at the National Theatre.
The Power Of Words In The Testament Of Mary

The Power Of Words In The Testament Of Mary

Fiona Shaw is a raw and human Virgin Mary.
Tortured Love And Slavery In Yarico

Tortured Love And Slavery In Yarico

An epic period musical in a pub.
London Poet Stevie Smith Drowns In Suburban Drabness

London Poet Stevie Smith Drowns In Suburban Drabness

Zoë Wanamaker does her best in a dull play.
Mamet vs Churchill at The Orange Tree Theatre

Mamet vs Churchill at The Orange Tree Theatre

Young directors tackle theatrical heavyweights.
Review: Maggie's End @ The Shaw Theatre

Review: Maggie's End @ The Shaw Theatre

Preview: Seven Jewish Children @ The Royal Court Theatre

Preview: Seven Jewish Children @ The Royal Court Theatre

Valhalla Is Other People

Valhalla Is Other People

Love (and hate) in a cold climate.
Preview: Love & Understanding @ Courtyard Theatre

Preview: Love & Understanding @ Courtyard Theatre

Art Review: Games & Theory @ South London Gallery

Art Review: Games & Theory @ South London Gallery

Bringing Up Baby In New Play Breeders

Bringing Up Baby In New Play Breeders

It's not just the Royals with foetal fever.
The Long Road South Review: Civil Rights And Wrongs

The Long Road South Review: Civil Rights And Wrongs

Imogen Stubbs leads a strong cast.
Review: Monsters @ Arcola

Review: Monsters @ Arcola

Theatre Review: Stockwell @ Tricycle

Theatre Review: Stockwell @ Tricycle

Impressive Ensemble Acting In Schiller’s The Robbers

Impressive Ensemble Acting In Schiller’s The Robbers

A muscular reinterpretation at the New Diorama.
Stolen Brains And Memory Disorder In Incognito

Stolen Brains And Memory Disorder In Incognito

Nick Payne’s new play tackles neuroscience.
A Stripped Back Interpretation Of Ibsen's A Doll's House

A Stripped Back Interpretation Of Ibsen's A Doll's House

A slightly underwhelming production.
Last Minute Listing: Two Plays With A Burlesque Twist

Last Minute Listing: Two Plays With A Burlesque Twist

Camden Fringe Review: Happy Being As Happy As I Am

Camden Fringe Review: Happy Being As Happy As I Am

Camden Fringe Reviews: The Golem & The Ten Commandments

Camden Fringe Reviews: The Golem & The Ten Commandments

Sadness Sliced Up In The Anatomy of Melancholy

Sadness Sliced Up In The Anatomy of Melancholy

Robert Burton's "book to end all books" is brought to life in Oval.
Review: The Exquisite Corpse @ Southwark Playhouse

Review: The Exquisite Corpse @ Southwark Playhouse

Review: Lie Of The Land @ Arcola

Review: Lie Of The Land @ Arcola

A Debate Of Presidential Proportions, In A Pub

A Debate Of Presidential Proportions, In A Pub

Just when you thought the election was over...
Review: VANYA @ The Gate

Review: VANYA @ The Gate

Free Tonight?

Free Tonight?

Deal Of The Day: Dear Lupin At Apollo Theatre

Deal Of The Day: Dear Lupin At Apollo Theatre

Starring real-life father and son James and Jack Fox.
Review: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged) @ SEDOS

Review: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare (Abridged) @ SEDOS

Camden Fringe Review: Optimism

Camden Fringe Review: Optimism

Review: Much Ado About Nothing @ Lauderdale House

Review: Much Ado About Nothing @ Lauderdale House

A Mash-Up On A Mountain In Back Down

A Mash-Up On A Mountain In Back Down

A coming-of-age play by Brummie poet Polarbear.
Preview: Project Wednesday New Writing @ Soho Theatre

Preview: Project Wednesday New Writing @ Soho Theatre

Next Wednesday nine new short plays debut at Soho Theatre.
Arts Ahead: What's On In London 30 Nov – 6 Dec

Arts Ahead: What's On In London 30 Nov – 6 Dec

This week's Arts Ahead features plenty of festive fare for younger theatre audiences, as well as some Shakespeare, some schmaltz, an annual Snowman, and a touch of ventriloquism. There's also a smattering of exciting new contemporary art shows, and a new Climate Change gallery opening at the Science Museum...
Theatre Review: The Tobacco Merchant's Lawyer @ Finborough

Theatre Review: The Tobacco Merchant's Lawyer @ Finborough

Camden Fringe Review: Vera And The Sea

Camden Fringe Review: Vera And The Sea

Thumbs Up For Theatre

Thumbs Up For Theatre

London's Lexicon #52

London's Lexicon #52

Children's theatre review: Horrible Histories

Children's theatre review: Horrible Histories

Summer holiday inspiration
Treat your kids to an amazing London theatre show this summer

Treat your kids to an amazing London theatre show this summer

Introduce your kids to the magic of theatre this summer