On Stage

Review: The Memory Of Water Is Utterly Forgettable

Review: The Memory Of Water Is Utterly Forgettable

A damp squib of a show. | By Franco Milazzo ★★☆☆☆
Review: Overflow At Bush Theatre Invites You To Spend The Night In A Public Toilet

Review: Overflow At Bush Theatre Invites You To Spend The Night In A Public Toilet

Front seats might get wet. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Review: Globe Of Death Wows Crowd As Circus Returns To London

Review: Globe Of Death Wows Crowd As Circus Returns To London

A heady, interactive show. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Review: Scary Story Starring Lily Allen Is Schlocky Horror Show

Review: Scary Story Starring Lily Allen Is Schlocky Horror Show

An overlong and underwritten fireside tale. | By Franco Milazzo ★★☆☆☆
Review: Could Paradise Be Theatre's Sleeper Hit Of 2021?

Review: Could Paradise Be Theatre's Sleeper Hit Of 2021?

All-female cast in Kae Tempest's ancient Greek adaptation. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Review: Carousel Is One Of The Finest (And Most Problematic) Musicals Ever

Review: Carousel Is One Of The Finest (And Most Problematic) Musicals Ever

What oh what to make of it in the #MeToo era? | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Review: Bernie Dieter's Berlin Underground Is Deliciously Debauched

Review: Bernie Dieter's Berlin Underground Is Deliciously Debauched

"I'm sorry if you brought your parents." | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Review: Anything Goes At Barbican Is The Top

Review: Anything Goes At Barbican Is The Top

Delightful, delicious, de-lovely. | By Mike C ★★★★☆
Amelie The Musical Delivers Uplifting, Escapist Fun

Amelie The Musical Delivers Uplifting, Escapist Fun

It's devoid of cynicism. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
More Oasis Than Mirage: Magic And Mind-Reading

More Oasis Than Mirage: Magic And Mind-Reading

Close-up magic in a socially-distanced setting. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Hello Hill Valley! Back To The Future The Musical Is Coming

Hello Hill Valley! Back To The Future The Musical Is Coming

It is your density. | By Lydia Manch
See West End Stars Performing For Free, Right Next To A Tube Station

See West End Stars Performing For Free, Right Next To A Tube Station

Missing the West End? Head here... | By M@
Lungs At The Old Vic: The West End's Back

Lungs At The Old Vic: The West End's Back

A stark, brutal and beautiful two-hander. Via laptop. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
"The Front Row Will Be A Duller Place Without Him" - Farewell Johnny Fox

"The Front Row Will Be A Duller Place Without Him" - Farewell Johnny Fox

Londonist's head theatre critic has passed away. | By Londonist
Turn Your Sofa Into A Culture-Filled Front Row With Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival

Turn Your Sofa Into A Culture-Filled Front Row With Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival

Get a hearty dose of quarantine culture. | Sponsor
Big News, Fleabag Fans

Big News, Fleabag Fans

Start stockpiling those cans of G+T | By Lydia Manch
All West End Theatres Have Closed With Immediate Effect

All West End Theatres Have Closed With Immediate Effect

Curtain falls on the London stage. | By Will Noble
A Magical Tempest For Unnerving Times

A Magical Tempest For Unnerving Times

Michael Pennington's moving Prospero shows the power of love. | By Matthew Holder ★★★★☆
The Time Machine: Immersive HG Wells At The London Library

The Time Machine: Immersive HG Wells At The London Library

The master of science fiction. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Love, Love, Love Charts The Baby Boomers Story

Love, Love, Love Charts The Baby Boomers Story

Did the 60s generation fail us | By Matthew Holder ★★★★☆
On Blueberry Hill Is An Absolute Thrill

On Blueberry Hill Is An Absolute Thrill

Sebastian Barry paints a vivid Ireland where language shines. | By Lindsey Rost ★★★★☆
Shoe Lady Tries To Make You Feel Sympathy For A Middle Class Estate Agent

Shoe Lady Tries To Make You Feel Sympathy For A Middle Class Estate Agent

Sole searching. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Blithe Spirit Is More Ham Dram Than Ab Fab

Blithe Spirit Is More Ham Dram Than Ab Fab

Jennifer Saunders disappoints in this Noel Coward revival. | By Franco Milazzo ★★☆☆☆
Watch Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet Under Union Chapel's Beautiful Stained Glass Windows

Watch Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet Under Union Chapel's Beautiful Stained Glass Windows

Backyard Cinema's previously sold-out production returns. | By Alex Corey