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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 ★★★★☆
Musik: The Rock Legend Who Taught Madonna All Her Trix

Musik: The Rock Legend Who Taught Madonna All Her Trix

Frances Barber stars as Billie Trix in the one-woman show. | By Alex Hopkins ★★★★★
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 ★★☆☆☆
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 ★★★★☆