Tagged in LONDON THEATRE

Straight Line Crazy: A Loud Affair Where Comedy Falls Flat

Straight Line Crazy: A Loud Affair Where Comedy Falls Flat

The hotly-anticipated Straight Line Crazy is somewhat prosaic. | By Franco Milazzo ★★☆☆☆
Murder Most Charming: Corpse! At Park Theatre

Murder Most Charming: Corpse! At Park Theatre

A twisty and clever black comedy. | By BelindaL ★★★☆☆
40 Years On, Not Quite Jerusalem Shows Not Much Changes In England

40 Years On, Not Quite Jerusalem Shows Not Much Changes In England

Anniversary revival at Finborough Theatre. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Musical Review: Prince Of Egypt At Dominion Theatre

Musical Review: Prince Of Egypt At Dominion Theatre

Fantastic choreography, but an uneven script and haphazard direction. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Frantic Assembly Still Moves With The Times In I Think We Are Alone

Frantic Assembly Still Moves With The Times In I Think We Are Alone

A counter-intuitive creative pairing that really works. | By Alannah Dorli Jones ★★★★☆
A Tip Top Hip Hop Pop Rock Dance Spectacular: Message In A Bottle At Peacock Theatre

A Tip Top Hip Hop Pop Rock Dance Spectacular: Message In A Bottle At Peacock Theatre

Sting's back catalogue is used to great effect. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Theatre Review: The Incident Room At New Diorama Theatre

Theatre Review: The Incident Room At New Diorama Theatre

A grim retelling of the botched police investigation into the Yorkshire Ripper. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Be More Chill Is A Quirky Take On The High School Musical Genre

Be More Chill Is A Quirky Take On The High School Musical Genre

An enthusiastic cast and infectious music make for a fun production. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt Is A Moving Exploration Of Memory And Family 

Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt Is A Moving Exploration Of Memory And Family 

Leopoldstadt reminds us there are some things that should never be forgotten. | By Hari Mountford ★★★★☆
The Visit At National Theatre: A Drawn-Out Acting Masterclass From Lesley Manville

The Visit At National Theatre: A Drawn-Out Acting Masterclass From Lesley Manville

Too much of a good thing. | By Jonathan Marshall ★★★★☆
Beware The Owl, The Aunt And The Hatter: Far Away At Donmar Warehouse

Beware The Owl, The Aunt And The Hatter: Far Away At Donmar Warehouse

A brief encounter about fear and paranoia. But it makes its mark. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Theatre Review: Nora: A Doll's House At Young Vic

Theatre Review: Nora: A Doll's House At Young Vic

Stef Smith takes the heart of Ibsen’s once provocative play and gives it a jump-start. | By Jonathan Marshall ★★★★☆
Endgame At The Old Vic Is A Bright And Polished Production

Endgame At The Old Vic Is A Bright And Polished Production

If you’re prepared to let it in, Endgame will work its unforgettable magic. | By Matthew Holder ★★★★☆
Round And Round The Garden: Albion Digs Up The Brexit Debate At Almeida Theatre

Round And Round The Garden: Albion Digs Up The Brexit Debate At Almeida Theatre

Whether or not this soil is still fertile or better left fallow is another matter. | By Alannah Dorli Jones ★★★☆☆
Kunene And The King Explores Legacy Of Apartheid

Kunene And The King Explores Legacy Of Apartheid

A bit too cosy, with a sentimental ending. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Where’s The Soul In Faustus: That Damned Woman?

Where’s The Soul In Faustus: That Damned Woman?

This reimagining of the classic story is a bit flavourless. | By Matthew Holder ★★☆☆☆
Theatre Review: Uncle Vanya At Harold Pinter Theatre

Theatre Review: Uncle Vanya At Harold Pinter Theatre

Conor McPherson’s reworking nicely millennial-ises Chekhov's original. | By Mike C ★★★★☆
Of Medicine And Women: The Welkin At National Theatre

Of Medicine And Women: The Welkin At National Theatre

Noble intent, laborious delivery. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
There's A Reason Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Still

There's A Reason Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Still

New cast, same feel-good vibes. | By Hari Mountford ★★★★☆
Wrong Is The Magic Word: Magic Goes Wrong At Vaudeville Theatre

Wrong Is The Magic Word: Magic Goes Wrong At Vaudeville Theatre

The Wrong Brothers get it right again. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Witty And Fresh: Scenes With Girls At Royal Court Theatre

Witty And Fresh: Scenes With Girls At Royal Court Theatre

A look at gender politics that’s utterly now. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★★
Scrounger Wheels Disability Discrimination Into The Spotlight At Finborough Theatre

Scrounger Wheels Disability Discrimination Into The Spotlight At Finborough Theatre

A sharp and incisive piece on how discrimination affects disabled people. | By Paul Ewing ★★★★☆
Frozen Relationships Thaw In Christmas Drama Snowflake

Frozen Relationships Thaw In Christmas Drama Snowflake

An entertaining, heartwarming show. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Who Needs A Manger When A Neurotic Reindeer Will Do? The Nativity Panto At King's Head Theatre

Who Needs A Manger When A Neurotic Reindeer Will Do? The Nativity Panto At King's Head Theatre

Fresh, snappy and snarky, this holiday Vaudeville warms the cockles | By Will Tizard ★★★★☆