Articles by Victoria Rudland

Juliette Binoche Stars In A Low-Key Antigone

Juliette Binoche Stars In A Low-Key Antigone

Ivo van Hove's new production at the Barbican. | By Victoria Rudland ★★★☆☆
A 1984 For A Post Snowden World

A 1984 For A Post Snowden World

Orwell's novel, adapted with gusto. | By Victoria Rudland
Matt Smith Is An American Psycho

Matt Smith Is An American Psycho

Loud, garish and flashy – in a good way. | By Victoria Rudland
Mojo: Gripping From Start To Finish

Mojo: Gripping From Start To Finish

Does it live up to the hype? | By Victoria Rudland
Much-Lauded Chimerica Transfers To The West End

Much-Lauded Chimerica Transfers To The West End

Tiananmen tale moves to Harold Pinter Theatre. | By Victoria Rudland
The Book Of Mormon @ Prince Of Wales Theatre: Trust The Hype

The Book Of Mormon @ Prince Of Wales Theatre: Trust The Hype

You’ll be roaring and whooping and standing ovationing your tits clean off. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Dirty Great Love Story @ Soho Theatre

Theatre Review: Dirty Great Love Story @ Soho Theatre

This Fringe First winner is a laugh-a-minute lark, cleverly combining prose and poetry, rhythm and rhyme… | By Victoria Rudland
Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Hackney

Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Hackney

A Hackney local shares her Hackney highlights and laments the passing of an elderly goose. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Three Sisters @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: Three Sisters @ Young Vic

Benedict Andrews’ unconventional rendering of Chekhov’s tragicomic tale is a largely incoherent, alienating, one-dimensional affair. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Hedda Gabler @ The Old Vic

Theatre Review: Hedda Gabler @ The Old Vic

Sheridan Smith stars as superbitch Hedda in a new version of Ibsen's masterpiece by Brian Friel. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: A Doll's House @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: A Doll's House @ Young Vic

This modern, intense and utterly gripping production is one of the best we’ve seen all year. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Birthday @ Royal Court

Theatre Review: Birthday @ Royal Court

This laugh-out-loud play by Joe Penhall makes you think about what it would be like if men had children instead of women. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Utopia @ Soho Theatre

Theatre Review: Utopia @ Soho Theatre

Scenes penned by, among others, comedian Dylan Moran, MP Chi Onwurah and, um, Hitler. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Wild Swans @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: Wild Swans @ Young Vic

Jung Chang’s bestselling story of survival and bravery in a new reworking for the stage. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: After Miss Julie @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: After Miss Julie @ Young Vic

A fine revival of Marber’s play. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Snookered @ Bush Theatre

Theatre Review: Snookered @ Bush Theatre

Cabbie-cum-playwright Ishy Din’s debut tells a tale of guilt, obligation, frustrated dreams and coconuts. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: The House Of Bernarda Alba @ Almeida Theatre

Theatre Review: The House Of Bernarda Alba @ Almeida Theatre

Emily Mann’s new version of Lorca’s 1936 play, set in modern-day rural Iran. | By Victoria Rudland
Theatre Review: Lovesong @ Lyric Hammersmith

Theatre Review: Lovesong @ Lyric Hammersmith

Marriage isn’t easy, they say, but if this play tells us anything, it’s that it’s damn well worth the effort. | By Victoria Rudland