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Theatre Review: Horrible Histories

Theatre Review: Horrible Histories

Giving the Garrick's glitter balls a sense of purpose. | By Phillipa Ellis ★★★★☆
21 Must-See Kids' Theatre Shows For Summer 2016

21 Must-See Kids' Theatre Shows For Summer 2016

The best children's theatre on offer this season. | By Zoe Craig
Review: Does Titanic The Musical Float Our Boat?

Review: Does Titanic The Musical Float Our Boat?

Small stage tells epic story. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★☆
First Look: Draco Malfoy In Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

First Look: Draco Malfoy In Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Third round of cast photos released. | By Laura Reynolds
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. | By Tabish Khan
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. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★★
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. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
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. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
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. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
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. | By Franco Milazzo ★★☆☆☆
If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me Reviewed: Never Mind The Horrocks

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

Northern scowl. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Photographer spends a year in London's playhouses. | By Stuart Black
Computer-Penned Musical Beyond The Fence Reviewed

Computer-Penned Musical Beyond The Fence Reviewed

Do algorithms have rhythm? | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Rabbit Hole Review: Pulitzer Prize Winner Lacks Punch

Rabbit Hole Review: Pulitzer Prize Winner Lacks Punch

A sincere yet somehow lacking play about loss. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
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. | By Stuart Black
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. | By Stuart Black ★★☆☆☆
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. | By Stuart Black
The Long Road South Review: Civil Rights And Wrongs

The Long Road South Review: Civil Rights And Wrongs

Imogen Stubbs leads a strong cast. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Housing Horrors: This Is Private Property Reviewed

Housing Horrors: This Is Private Property Reviewed

Down the renting rabbit hole. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Coming Soon: Bananaman The Musical

Coming Soon: Bananaman The Musical

Fruitiest superhero ever to take to London stage. | By Stuart Black
Aces High: Guys And Dolls Review

Aces High: Guys And Dolls Review

The colourful crowd-pleaser is back. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
Under The Skinhead: Barbarians Review

Under The Skinhead: Barbarians Review

Barrie Keeffe's 1977 play revived. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
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. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
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. | By Londonist
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. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
Valhalla Is Other People

Valhalla Is Other People

Love (and hate) in a cold climate. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Out Of The Mouths Of Grindr Users

Out Of The Mouths Of Grindr Users

Verbatim play looks at the gay chill-out scene. | By Lettie Mckie ★★★☆☆
Cross-Dressing Simon Russell Beale Plays Footsie

Cross-Dressing Simon Russell Beale Plays Footsie

A play about one of London's early stage stars. | By Londonist ★★★★★
Bang Bang, She'll Shoot You Down

Bang Bang, She'll Shoot You Down

Louise Orwin's show opens feminist theatre festival. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
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. | By Stephen Wilmot ★★★★☆
Chicago Grifters Take Over Victorian Music Hall

Chicago Grifters Take Over Victorian Music Hall

In a new stage version of the classic film. | By Londonist ★★★☆☆
A Spooky Resurrection Of Dusty Springfield

A Spooky Resurrection Of Dusty Springfield

No ordinary girl from Ealing. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★☆
Ancient Greek Tragedy As Urgent As Breaking Bad

Ancient Greek Tragedy As Urgent As Breaking Bad

This barnstorming production of Aeschylus is unmissable. | By Londonist ★★★★★
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. | By Lettie Mckie ★★★★☆
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. | Sponsor
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. | By Kyra Hanson ★★★★☆
Our Verdict On Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

Our Verdict On Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

Barbican's big production reviewed. | By Stuart Black ★★★★★
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. | By James FitzGerald ★★★☆☆
Taking Down The Testicle-Free Establishment

Taking Down The Testicle-Free Establishment

60s play parodies little Hitler types. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Three Surreal Playlets Explore Love And Death

Three Surreal Playlets Explore Love And Death

Black humour abounds. | By Londonist ★★★☆☆
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. | By Neil Dowden ★★☆☆☆
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. | By Savannah Whaley ★★★☆☆
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. | By Sarah Stewart ★★★☆☆
Bradley Cooper Excels In Dated Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper Excels In Dated Elephant Man

Stage revival only partially succeeds. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Portrait Of A Fashion Icon In McQueen

Portrait Of A Fashion Icon In McQueen

Narrative patchwork of the famed designer. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★☆☆
Emotional Scrummage In Crouch Touch Pause Engage

Emotional Scrummage In Crouch Touch Pause Engage

Drama charts Welsh rugby captain’s coming out. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
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. | By Londonist ★★★☆☆
A Debate Of Presidential Proportions, In A Pub

A Debate Of Presidential Proportions, In A Pub

Just when you thought the election was over... | By Sophia Shluger ★★★☆☆
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. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Beyond Bollywood Is Plotless And Plastic

Beyond Bollywood Is Plotless And Plastic

But occasionally quite fun. | By Stuart Black ★★☆☆☆
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. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★☆
Angry Brigade Blasts Into Bush Theatre

Angry Brigade Blasts Into Bush Theatre

James Graham's play has panoramic political vision. | By Ben Venables ★★★★☆
Mad And Masterful: A Mad World My Masters

Mad And Masterful: A Mad World My Masters

A ridiculously funny show at Barbican. | By Stuart Black ★★★★★
Splat! Bugsy Malone Hits Hammersmith

Splat! Bugsy Malone Hits Hammersmith

Bagsy yourself a ticket. | By Londonist ★★★★★
The Twits Turn The World Upside Down

The Twits Turn The World Upside Down

A classy Roald Dahl at the Royal Court. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Capitalism Gored In Carmen Disruption

Capitalism Gored In Carmen Disruption

The ills of identikit city living and a bit of opera. | By Londonist ★★★★☆
Anatomy Of A Bombing

Anatomy Of A Bombing

New play tackles IRA attempt to kill Thatcher in 1984. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
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. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★☆
Death Of A Comedian Targets Mainstream Stand Up

Death Of A Comedian Targets Mainstream Stand Up

A plucky punk comic sells out. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
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. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆