Toxic Avenger

Review – The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger is a musical that just about eats itself, as well as the audience, as it voraciously grabs every possibility for madness...
Grand Mort

Review – Le Grand Mort

You can count on one hand contemporary dramas centred on the particular issue of loneliness, and its complex causes, in modern relationships between gay...
Prism

Review – Prism

Terry Johnson has written some wonderfully funny, wonderfully insightful, wonderfully thrilling plays. His latest play, Prism, is not one of them. Part biography, part...
Follies

Review – Follies

One has to be grateful for this production of Follies, for the care and common sense that has gone into the construction of a...
Boudica

Review – Boudica

Boudica is more a crowd pleaser than a brain teaser, but it does what it sets out to do with conviction and panache, and...
Against

Review – Against

It's often said about great actors that audiences would be happy to see them "read the phonebook". Christopher Shinn's Against makes that case eloquently...
Late Company

Review – Late Company

Late Company asks difficult questions. Who’s to blame when a young person commits violence - against themselves, and against others? Who control – or...
King Lear

Review – King Lear

This King Lear starts unpromisingly, but then develops a depth of characterization, fluid movement and pathos of enactment that culminates in a fine reworking...
13

Review – 13 The Musical

13 The Musical sees Jason Robert Brown at his most commercial. The score is bright and boppy, and it feels like a show young...
Hot Tin Roof

Review – Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams' masterwork, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, is a play that is often done badly. Benedict Andrews is a very modern, very...

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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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