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Saturday, Sunday, Monday

This new production of Saturday, Sunday, Monday puts a venerable war-horse through a striking new set of paces reflecting great credit on ensemble values...

Reflections on the Memorial for Sir Peter Hall

Peter Hall
How do you commemorate a theatre director? If theatre, unlike film and television, is of and in the moment, how can even footage of...

Review – Onegin and Tatiana 

Tatiana
Onegin and Tatiana was an absorbing and very stimulating evening rather than a wholly successful one; but it certainly gave the audience many new perspectives...

Review – Othello

Othello
The audience was very persuaded by this production on press night for Othello, but as with the Hamlet earlier this year, the overall effect...

Review – Love Is Only Love

The Other Palace was host for this first outing of Love Is Only Love. I trust it won’t be the only theatre in which...

Review – The Rink

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....

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...

Review – HR Haitch

HR Haitch has a real energy to it and a lot of talent in the cast, but the framework of its setting, neither pure...

Review – Hamlet

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 – The Cherry Orchard

Cherry
This production deserves great credit for setting its face against traditional approaches. There is a lot to be said for stripping off the varnish...