Articles by Johnny Fox

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 ★★★☆☆
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 ★★★☆☆
Coppélia Is Brilliant Christmas Fare For Those Who've Seen The Nutcracker One Too Many Times

Coppélia Is Brilliant Christmas Fare For Those Who've Seen The Nutcracker One Too Many Times

Who hasn't fallen in love with a mechanical doll? | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Dear Evan Hansen Deserves To Stay In The West End For A Long Time

Dear Evan Hansen Deserves To Stay In The West End For A Long Time

Ever told a lie that went out of control? | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
All Pumpkin, No Balls: Soho Cinders At Charing Cross Theatre

All Pumpkin, No Balls: Soho Cinders At Charing Cross Theatre

Nobody comes out of this thin theatrical soup with much credit. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
An Old New Favourite: The Mikado At London Coliseum

An Old New Favourite: The Mikado At London Coliseum

Still grand, still stylish, still the best fun you’ll have at the opera. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Withering Heights: Sydney & The Old Girl At Park Theatre

Withering Heights: Sydney & The Old Girl At Park Theatre

Miriam Margolyes excels as a sarcastic pensioner.   | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
The Magic Flute At Royal Opera House Is A Classy Night Out

The Magic Flute At Royal Opera House Is A Classy Night Out

A truly magical flute. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Inside The West End's Brand New Theatre

Inside The West End's Brand New Theatre

Is it too early to say we're in love? | By Johnny Fox
Makes You Laugh, Makes You Think: A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg At Trafalgar Studios

Makes You Laugh, Makes You Think: A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg At Trafalgar Studios

The best cast you’ll currently see in a comedy in the West End. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
Postcards From The Edge: Islander At Southwark Playhouse

Postcards From The Edge: Islander At Southwark Playhouse

A perfectly finished piece, like a stone polished by the waves. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Theatre Review: Black Chiffon At Park Theatre

Theatre Review: Black Chiffon At Park Theatre

Abigail Cruttenden is the best thing about this dated drama. | By Johnny Fox ★★☆☆☆
Hansard Is Political Bickering At Its Best

Hansard Is Political Bickering At Its Best

80's politics feels veritably tame in 2019. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
The Not-So-Scottish Play: Macbeth At Temple Church

The Not-So-Scottish Play: Macbeth At Temple Church

Shakespeare's classic as a more modern, more relevant psychological thriller. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
It's Carnival Time: Once On This Island At Southwark Playhouse

It's Carnival Time: Once On This Island At Southwark Playhouse

A young, talented cast with an outstanding lead. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Evita Finally Comes Of Age At Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Evita Finally Comes Of Age At Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

At last, someone has laid to rest the sugary ghost of Elaine Paige. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Tree Has The (Malcolm) X-Factor

Tree Has The (Malcolm) X-Factor

Half play, half Joburg's Got Talent. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
A Pan For All Seasons: Peter Pan At The Troubadour White City

A Pan For All Seasons: Peter Pan At The Troubadour White City

Second star to the right, and straight on to Shepherd’s Bush. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★