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Theatre Review: Red Paints Artist As Tortured Genius

Theatre Review: Red Paints Artist As Tortured Genius

Dramatising the life of Mark Rothko. | By Neil Dowden ★★★★☆
Unexploded Ordnances Goes Down A Bomb At The Barbican

Unexploded Ordnances Goes Down A Bomb At The Barbican

Audience participation time. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Sarah Kendall Darts About Like A Time-Travelling Bee

Sarah Kendall Darts About Like A Time-Travelling Bee

A great comic storyteller. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
H.R. Haitch Has Great Timing - Unfortunately It's Not A Great Show

H.R. Haitch Has Great Timing - Unfortunately It's Not A Great Show

Royal family and east enders disappoint. | By Johnny Fox ★★☆☆☆
Part Theatre Show, Part Live Gig, Teddy Will Have You Dancing In Your Seat

Part Theatre Show, Part Live Gig, Teddy Will Have You Dancing In Your Seat

Desperate times call for rock ‘n' roll. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★★☆
Nightfall Gives Us A Glamorous But Unrealistic Look At Rural Hampshire Life

Nightfall Gives Us A Glamorous But Unrealistic Look At Rural Hampshire Life

Living in the country never looked better. | By Paul Ewing ★★★☆☆
Pop Music Meets Horror Film At This Terrifyingly Entertaining Cabaret Show

Pop Music Meets Horror Film At This Terrifyingly Entertaining Cabaret Show

Gimme gimme gimme... | By Robert Greene
Theatre Review: Worth A Flutter Just Misses The Jackpot

Theatre Review: Worth A Flutter Just Misses The Jackpot

An entertaining but disjointed look at the world of gambling. | By Hari Mountford ★★★☆☆
The Fall Debates The Value Of Life... At Any Age

The Fall Debates The Value Of Life... At Any Age

National Youth Theatre faces up to some dark fears in this dystopian vision. | By Matthew Holder
Oscar Wilde's Sparkling Wit Is At Its Finest In An Ideal Husband

Oscar Wilde's Sparkling Wit Is At Its Finest In An Ideal Husband

Sparkles with Wildean wit and paradoxical epigrams. | By Neil Dowden ★★★★☆
Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert Is A Drag Of A Show

Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert Is A Drag Of A Show

Uncomfortable viewing. | By David Lloyd-Davies ★★☆☆☆
Chess The Musical: A Must-See For ABBA Fans

Chess The Musical: A Must-See For ABBA Fans

Rock ballads and intricate melodies by Benny and Bjorn. | By Paul Ewing ★★★☆☆
Silence Drives Worlds Apart In Mike Bartlett’s Not Talking

Silence Drives Worlds Apart In Mike Bartlett’s Not Talking

Doctor Foster writer’s first play is quietly good. | By BelindaL ★★★☆☆
Bought And Sold Like Dolls: Gracie Explores Life Growing Up In A Religious Sect

Bought And Sold Like Dolls: Gracie Explores Life Growing Up In A Religious Sect

One woman play. | By James FitzGerald ★★★★☆
Masterpieces: A Clunky, Dated Attack On The Sex Industry

Masterpieces: A Clunky, Dated Attack On The Sex Industry

A feminist attack on the sex industry and the misogynist mindset that underlies it. | By Neil Dowden ★★☆☆☆
The Prudes Is A Bravely Funny Play About Sex In All Its Lights And Shades

The Prudes Is A Bravely Funny Play About Sex In All Its Lights And Shades

Couple bare all in tender hearted comedy about sex. | By BelindaL ★★★★☆
Absolute Hell Provides Dark Delight At National Theatre

Absolute Hell Provides Dark Delight At National Theatre

A decadent portrait of post-war London. | By Neil Dowden ★★★★☆
Strictly Ballroom May As Well Rebrand As Will Young The Musical

Strictly Ballroom May As Well Rebrand As Will Young The Musical

He's the narrator. And the band leader. And he hangs round on stage the whole time. | By Paul Ewing ★★★☆☆
If Phileas Fogg Did Magic...

If Phileas Fogg Did Magic...

Suspend disbelief just for one evening... | By Hannah Foulds ★★★★★
The Writer Is Meta-Theatre At Its Most Meta

The Writer Is Meta-Theatre At Its Most Meta

"A bewildering and discombobulating 2 hours of theatre" | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
4.48 Psychosis Remains The Darkest Hour In Theatre

4.48 Psychosis Remains The Darkest Hour In Theatre

Music almost compensates for the void. | By Matthew Holder ★★★☆☆
Have You Got The Stamina For Tonight At 8.30?

Have You Got The Stamina For Tonight At 8.30?

Probably best left for Noel Coward superfans. | By Chris Bridges ★★★☆☆
Royal Ballet Proves That Variety Is The Spice Of Life

Royal Ballet Proves That Variety Is The Spice Of Life

From abstract dance to stories about unrequited love. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
What Does It Feel Like To Listen To Others Grieving? Find Out At This Atmospheric Performance

What Does It Feel Like To Listen To Others Grieving? Find Out At This Atmospheric Performance

Another ambitious art project by Artangel. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆