Articles 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 ★★★★★
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 ★★★★☆