Articles by Johnny Fox

One Night In Bangkok: The King And I At London Palladium

One Night In Bangkok: The King And I At London Palladium

The biggest show in town right now. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
The Young Vic Has Finally Come Of Age With Fun Home

The Young Vic Has Finally Come Of Age With Fun Home

A fluid and tender production. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
One For Sorrow Is An Effective Exploration Of Fear Culture

One For Sorrow Is An Effective Exploration Of Fear Culture

A play to see, and a writer to watch. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Lively And Indulgent, Kiss Me Kate Is Back

Lively And Indulgent, Kiss Me Kate Is Back

Only here for two weeks but definitely worth seeing. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Pressure Is The Drama About The English Weather You Didn't Know You Needed

Pressure Is The Drama About The English Weather You Didn't Know You Needed

A completely believable story, done with impeccable detail. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Take Any Available Ticket For This 5* Production Of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Take Any Available Ticket For This 5* Production Of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

A disappointingly short run of a fantastic show. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
84 Charing Cross Road Is A Dead Poet's Book Club

84 Charing Cross Road Is A Dead Poet's Book Club

A play in need of a reboot. | By Johnny Fox ★★☆☆☆
Laws Of Consent Come Under The Microscope At Harold Pinter Theatre

Laws Of Consent Come Under The Microscope At Harold Pinter Theatre

The law is a toy. So's the theatre, if you know how to play with it. Raine does. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
TV Stars Fail To Align In Tartuffe At Theatre Royal Haymarket

TV Stars Fail To Align In Tartuffe At Theatre Royal Haymarket

A ferocious opening sets the tone for this play. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Engaging Performances Can't Carry The Weak Material Of The Biograph Girl

Engaging Performances Can't Carry The Weak Material Of The Biograph Girl

Comparisons to Mack and Mabel are inevitable... and unflattering. | By Johnny Fox ★★☆☆☆
Millennial Doublespeak And Flawed Characters Across Three Generations

Millennial Doublespeak And Flawed Characters Across Three Generations

An immaculate performance from Anita Dobson. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Unexploded Ordnances Goes Down A Bomb At The Barbican

Unexploded Ordnances Goes Down A Bomb At The Barbican

Audience participation time. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
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 ★★☆☆☆
Intelligent, Improvised Banter From Comedian Tom Allen At Soho Theatre

Intelligent, Improvised Banter From Comedian Tom Allen At Soho Theatre

Highly recommended. If you didn’t see it in Edinburgh, that is. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Already The Best Play Of 2018: The Inheritance At The Young Vic

Already The Best Play Of 2018: The Inheritance At The Young Vic

Moving, informative and often hilarious. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★★
The Country Wife Is A Lovely, Lively Twenties Farce

The Country Wife Is A Lovely, Lively Twenties Farce

A When Harry Met Sally solo moment brings act one to an undeniable climax. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Theatre Review: Miss Nightingale At Hippodrome Casino

Theatre Review: Miss Nightingale At Hippodrome Casino

Songs to make your toes curl. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Prisoner Cell Block Bore: Kiss Of The Spider Woman At Menier Chocolate Factory

Prisoner Cell Block Bore: Kiss Of The Spider Woman At Menier Chocolate Factory

A newly translated version of the Manuel Puig novel. | By Johnny Fox ★★☆☆☆