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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 ★★☆☆☆
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 ★★★★☆
See HG Wells's The Time Machine... Performed In The London Library

See HG Wells's The Time Machine... Performed In The London Library

HG Wells adaptation among the book cases. | By M@
Beryl Goes The Distance At Arcola Theatre

Beryl Goes The Distance At Arcola Theatre

A cycling play which freewheels to victory. | By Alannah Dorli Jones ★★★★☆
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 ★★★★☆
24 Cheap Ways For Young People To See Culture In London

24 Cheap Ways For Young People To See Culture In London

All the best discounts for young people. | By Harry Rosehill
Flannelled Fools And Farcical Flappers: The Boy Friend At Menier Chocolate Factory

Flannelled Fools And Farcical Flappers: The Boy Friend At Menier Chocolate Factory

It seems to have escaped almost everyone involved that it was intended as a satire. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Love Is A Battleground In Ellams’ Three Sisters At National Theatre

Love Is A Battleground In Ellams’ Three Sisters At National Theatre

Brave, deeply human heroines connect with Chekhov’s original characters in a world just as doomed. | By Will Tizard ★★★★☆
Frozen Relationships Thaw In Christmas Drama Snowflake

Frozen Relationships Thaw In Christmas Drama Snowflake

An entertaining, heartwarming show. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Curtains The Musical Needs To Pull Itself Together

Curtains The Musical Needs To Pull Itself Together

Lacking the stylish way of the original. | By Johnny Fox ★★★☆☆
Richard III Becomes A Teenage Dick - But Does It Elevate A Classic Or Leave It Limp?

Richard III Becomes A Teenage Dick - But Does It Elevate A Classic Or Leave It Limp?

A memorable portrayal of the infamous villain. | By Jonathan Marshall ★★★☆☆
A Tale of Two Queens: Swive [Elizabeth] At Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

A Tale of Two Queens: Swive [Elizabeth] At Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Exploring femininity and power in the Elizabethan age. | By Alannah Dorli Jones ★★★★☆
English National Ballet's Nutcracker Is As Festive As It Gets

English National Ballet's Nutcracker Is As Festive As It Gets

You can't go far wrong with this Christmas classic. | By Hari Mountford ★★★★☆
The Duchess of Malfi Makes The Blood Run Cold At Almeida Theatre

The Duchess of Malfi Makes The Blood Run Cold At Almeida Theatre

A cool dissection of class and gender power structures. | By Neil Dowden ★★★☆☆
Review: Ubu! A Singalong Satire At Shoreditch Town Hall

Review: Ubu! A Singalong Satire At Shoreditch Town Hall

More like a gig, karaoke or stand-up show than a play. | By Alice Grahame ★★★★☆
A Taste of Honey: A Bittersweet Slice Of Life Drama At Trafalgar Studios

A Taste of Honey: A Bittersweet Slice Of Life Drama At Trafalgar Studios

A grittily naturalistic depiction of people struggling with poverty and neglect. | By Neil Dowden ★★★★☆
James McAvoy Plays Cyrano de Bergerac With Hard-Nosed Panache At Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy Plays Cyrano de Bergerac With Hard-Nosed Panache At Playhouse Theatre

Protagonists duel with words rather than weapons in this radical reinterpretation. | By Neil Dowden ★★★★☆
New Version Of A Christmas Carol Asks - What If Scrooge Was A Woman?

New Version Of A Christmas Carol Asks - What If Scrooge Was A Woman?

Ebenezer's sister picks up the story. | By Alice Grahame ★★★★☆
Just How Good Is The Greatest Play In The History Of The World?

Just How Good Is The Greatest Play In The History Of The World?

The theatrical equivalent of a hot bath, a hearty stew and a Hobnob. | By Chris Bridges ★★★★☆
Escape From Planet Trash: Another Christmas Cracker For Sink The Pink

Escape From Planet Trash: Another Christmas Cracker For Sink The Pink

Excellent on-stage antics at Pleasance Theatre. | By Londonist Staff ★★★★☆
Where To See Pantomime In London This Christmas

Where To See Pantomime In London This Christmas

Audience participation time. | By Harry Rosehill
Theatre Review: The Lady Vanishes At Fairfield Halls

Theatre Review: The Lady Vanishes At Fairfield Halls

Even a cast led by Gwen Taylor can't bring this dated show back to life. | By Mike C ★★☆☆☆