Islington North

Review – A View From Islington North

A View From Islington North is that most rare and exotic of theatrical treats: an anthology of satirical political plays which entertain and amuse...

Review – The Maids

The stage is exotic and grand. Thick ornate wooden beams, four of them, surround a marbled floor. It could be an ornate four-poster bed...
Hamlet

Review – Hamlet

This new production represents a brave but only partially successful rebranding of The Globe under the new leadership of Michelle Terry, here performing the...

Review – Beautiful : The Carole King Musical

In theatrical terms, there are few things more exquisite than a perfectly cast musical, where people don’t just look right for the role but...

Review – As You Like It

As You Like It is a shrewd choice of play for the first season of the new regime at the Globe and will doubtless...
Rebel Wilson

Review – Rebel Wilson’s Guys and Dolls

Take a film star. Add a major musical from Broadway's Golden era. Shake with a successful revival production. Enjoy if you can. Such is...

The Hairy Ape – Review

It turns out there is a man in the Moon. A smug, self-satisfied man serenely gazing down upon the small, insignificant (to him) creatures...
Win Against History

Review – How To Win Against History

How To Win Against History is the kind of wildly inventive, occasionally funny, desperate-to-be-groundbreaking, but frustratingly pointless, production which attracts fringe festival attendees in...
Labyrinth

Review – Labyrinth

The sense of déjà vu that pervades this production of Beth Steel's Labyrinth is profound. Enron raked these coals more effectively and more theatrically some...
Glass Menagerie

Review- The Glass Menagerie

You don't often get to revisit a Broadway sensation some years after its first run and even less often do you find it richer,...

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Rink

Review – The Rink

The Rink is the best revival of a musical currently playing in London. Don't let unfamiliarity with the show or its score deter you....

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