Articles by Johnny Fox

Captain Corelli's Mandolin Fails To Pluck The Heartstrings At Harold Pinter Theatre

Captain Corelli's Mandolin Fails To Pluck The Heartstrings At Harold Pinter Theatre

1990s romance novel comes to the stage. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
The End Of History Is An Anthem For Tony Blair's Legacy

The End Of History Is An Anthem For Tony Blair's Legacy

A look back in unfocused anger. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Pretentious Music Detracts From Lush Production Of The Light In The Piazza

Pretentious Music Detracts From Lush Production Of The Light In The Piazza

Some incredible vocal performances here. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Three's Company: Afterglow At Southwark Playhouse

Three's Company: Afterglow At Southwark Playhouse

A notch above other fringe gay dramas shown in London recently. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
In Avalanche, Maxine Peake Brings The Heartbreak Of IVF To The Stage

In Avalanche, Maxine Peake Brings The Heartbreak Of IVF To The Stage

In vitro, veritas | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Ham Of La Mancha: Crane Doesn’t Fly As Don Quixote At London Coliseum

Ham Of La Mancha: Crane Doesn’t Fly As Don Quixote At London Coliseum

Kelsey Grammer is left with nothing but bluster, clumsy physical comedy and flat aphorisms. | By Johnny Fox ★★☆☆☆
Sally Field And Bill Pullman Shine In This Revival Of Arthur Miller's All My Sons

Sally Field And Bill Pullman Shine In This Revival Of Arthur Miller's All My Sons

Home. Truths. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Beatnik Love Affair: Sweet Charity At Donmar Warehouse

Beatnik Love Affair: Sweet Charity At Donmar Warehouse

Josie Rourke’s swansong makes for an unconventional production. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
King's Speech: Genius 2.0 At Soho Theatre

King's Speech: Genius 2.0 At Soho Theatre

Subjunctives and everything. Masterly. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Full Of Beans: Nigel Slater's Toast At The Other Palace

Full Of Beans: Nigel Slater's Toast At The Other Palace

Like toast itself, it’s comfort eating but not quite sustenance enough for an entire evening. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Theatre Review: An Exuberant Fiddler On The Roof At The Playhouse

Theatre Review: An Exuberant Fiddler On The Roof At The Playhouse

TRADITION. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
The Life I Lead: A Charming Look At David Tomlinson's Career

The Life I Lead: A Charming Look At David Tomlinson's Career

A gentle, charming one-man play. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Theatre Review: Downstate At National Theatre

Theatre Review: Downstate At National Theatre

At last, Rufus Norris’s National Theatre has come of age. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
Theatre Review: Admissions Examines White Privilege At American Universities

Theatre Review: Admissions Examines White Privilege At American Universities

It's all white on the night. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Theatre Review: The Lady Vanishes, A Hitchcock Revival That Plays Everything For Laughs

Theatre Review: The Lady Vanishes, A Hitchcock Revival That Plays Everything For Laughs

Not everything has to be high drama. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Theatre Review: Art, Lots Of Wonderful Bickering About A White Painting

Theatre Review: Art, Lots Of Wonderful Bickering About A White Painting

Brits might never have seen this play were it not for Sean Connery. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Theatre Review: My Brother's Keeper Is A Play That Wins The Will To Live

Theatre Review: My Brother's Keeper Is A Play That Wins The Will To Live

A play from 1985 that feels especially pertinent today. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Opera Review: The Merry Widow Is A Glorious And Coarse Love Story

Opera Review: The Merry Widow Is A Glorious And Coarse Love Story

With some political undertones | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆