On Stage

The Sunset Limited Is A Compelling 90 Minute-er

The Sunset Limited Is A Compelling 90 Minute-er

Is it all black and white? | By BelindaL ★★★★☆
Wrong Is The Magic Word: Magic Goes Wrong At Vaudeville Theatre

Wrong Is The Magic Word: Magic Goes Wrong At Vaudeville Theatre

The Wrong Brothers get it right again. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Witty And Fresh: Scenes With Girls At Royal Court Theatre

Witty And Fresh: Scenes With Girls At Royal Court Theatre

A look at gender politics that’s utterly now. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★
Impressionist Matt Forde Offers Some Brexit Relief At Soho Theatre

Impressionist Matt Forde Offers Some Brexit Relief At Soho Theatre

Funniest? Johnson and Farage, of course. | By Hannah Foulds ★★★☆☆
Beryl Goes The Distance At Arcola Theatre

Beryl Goes The Distance At Arcola Theatre

A cycling play which freewheels to victory. | By Alannah Dorli Jones ★★★★☆
Frank Skinner At Garrick Theatre: Showbiz Revelations From A Comedy Great

Frank Skinner At Garrick Theatre: Showbiz Revelations From A Comedy Great

A captivating storyteller. | By Hannah Foulds ★★★☆☆
Coming Clean Frankly Explores The 'Rules' Of Relationships

Coming Clean Frankly Explores The 'Rules' Of Relationships

Theatre that isn't shy. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Shackleton And His Stowaway Is A Tale Of Glorious Failure

Shackleton And His Stowaway Is A Tale Of Glorious Failure

At the Park Theatre. | By James FitzGerald ★★★☆☆
Scrounger Wheels Disability Discrimination Into The Spotlight At Finborough Theatre

Scrounger Wheels Disability Discrimination Into The Spotlight At Finborough Theatre

A sharp and incisive piece on how discrimination affects disabled people. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
La Bohème Is A Bohemian Rhapsody In Covent Garden

La Bohème Is A Bohemian Rhapsody In Covent Garden

Richard Jones takes on Puccini. | By Mike C ★★★★☆
Lexicon Has High-Flying Hijinks Galore

Lexicon Has High-Flying Hijinks Galore

London's number one circus venue delivers again. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
24 Cheap Ways For Young People To See Culture In London

24 Cheap Ways For Young People To See Culture In London

All the best discounts for young people. | By Harry Rosehill
Flannelled Fools And Farcical Flappers: The Boy Friend At Menier Chocolate Factory

Flannelled Fools And Farcical Flappers: The Boy Friend At Menier Chocolate Factory

It seems to have escaped almost everyone involved that it was intended as a satire. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Love Is A Battleground In Ellams’ Three Sisters At National Theatre

Love Is A Battleground In Ellams’ Three Sisters At National Theatre

Brave, deeply human heroines connect with Chekhov’s original characters in a world just as doomed. | By Will Tizard ★★★★☆
Frozen Relationships Thaw In Christmas Drama Snowflake

Frozen Relationships Thaw In Christmas Drama Snowflake

An entertaining, heartwarming show. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Curtains The Musical Needs To Pull Itself Together

Curtains The Musical Needs To Pull Itself Together

Lacking the stylish way of the original. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Who Needs A Manger When A Neurotic Reindeer Will Do? The Nativity Panto At King's Head Theatre

Who Needs A Manger When A Neurotic Reindeer Will Do? The Nativity Panto At King's Head Theatre

Fresh, snappy and snarky, this holiday Vaudeville warms the cockles | By Will Tizard ★★★★☆
 Black Christmas: La Traviata At Royal Opera House

Black Christmas: La Traviata At Royal Opera House

Death lingers everywhere. Now that’s a cheery thought for the festive season. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Richard III Becomes A Teenage Dick - But Does It Elevate A Classic Or Leave It Limp?

Richard III Becomes A Teenage Dick - But Does It Elevate A Classic Or Leave It Limp?

A memorable portrayal of the infamous villain. | By Jonathan Marshall ★★★☆☆
A Tale of Two Queens: Swive [Elizabeth] At Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

A Tale of Two Queens: Swive [Elizabeth] At Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Exploring femininity and power in the Elizabethan age. | By Alannah Dorli Jones ★★★★☆
Martha, Josie And The Chinese Elvis Brings Us Alternative Christmas Fare From A Living Room In Bolton

Martha, Josie And The Chinese Elvis Brings Us Alternative Christmas Fare From A Living Room In Bolton

(Chinese) Elvis is in the building. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
English National Ballet's Nutcracker Is As Festive As It Gets

English National Ballet's Nutcracker Is As Festive As It Gets

You can't go far wrong with this Christmas classic. | By Hari Mountford ★★★★☆
The Duchess of Malfi Makes The Blood Run Cold At Almeida Theatre

The Duchess of Malfi Makes The Blood Run Cold At Almeida Theatre

A cool dissection of class and gender power structures. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Review: Ubu! A Singalong Satire At Shoreditch Town Hall

Review: Ubu! A Singalong Satire At Shoreditch Town Hall

More like a gig, karaoke or stand-up show than a play. | By Alice Grahame ★★★★☆