Reviews on West End

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 – 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 – 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 – Lady Windermere’s Fan

Windermere
Lady Windermere’s Fan is probably the best play Oscar Wilde wrote for female actors looking for complex parts to play. There is an abundance of...

Review – The Brothers Size

Brothers Size
When the Young Vic strikes gold, it usually is a rich vein, and this revival of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s The Brothers Size is muscular, magical...

Review – Strangers In Between

Strangers
While the chilly damp January nights may suggest otherwise, this revival of Strangers In Between is a fine achievement, of which all involved should feel...

Review – Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas with Ella Fitzgerald

Ella
The latest incarnation of The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas, in this version with Ella Fitzgerald, returns to its original West End home...

Review – The Jungle

Jungle
Sometimes the most well-intentioned message can eclipse unintentionally the medium in which it is embedded. A delicate balance is preserved in the first half...

Review – The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas

Rat Pack
Whatever reservations there are at various points during The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas, the real authenticity that counts is the quality of...

Review – Dick Whittington

Dick
I doubt there is a funnier show in town. Dick Whittington is sheer delight, a smutty, silly, sparkly and very shiny example of "good old family...