Review Round-Ups

Review Round-Up: Is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a treat?
By Editorial Staff · 26 Jun 2013
Sam Mendes' production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane last night (25 June 2013). With music by Marc Shaiman, it stars Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka
Review Round-Up: Donmar premieres McPherson's Night Alive
By Editorial Staff · 21 Jun 2013
The premiere of Conor McPherson's new play opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week (19 June 2013). With a cast including Ciaran Hinds and Brian Gleeson, it runs until 27 July 2013
Review Round-Up: Radcliffe's Cripple rouses critics?
By Editorial Staff · 19 Jun 2013
Last night (18 June 2013) saw the opening of Michael Grandage's production of The Cripple of Inishmaan starring Daniel Radcliffe at the Noel Coward Theatre
Review Round-Up: 'Incendiary' Kim Cattrall leads Old Vic's Sweet Bird of Youth
By Editorial Staff · 13 Jun 2013
Marianne Elliott's production of Sweet Bird of Youth, Tennessee Williams' tale of a fading Hollywood legend, opened at the Old Vic last night (12 June 2013). Starring Kim Cattrall and Seth Numrich, it runs until 31 August
Review Round-Up: Norris directs National's Amen Corner
By Editorial Staff · 12 Jun 2013
Rufus Norris' production of James Baldwin's The Amen Corner at the NT Olivier follows the life of Sister Margaret, a pastor of a Harlem church, and stars Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Eric Kofi Abrefa and Sharon D Clarke
Review Round-up: Mead leads West End Men to Vaudeville
By Editorial Staff · 7 Jun 2013
The West End Men is a concert starring Lee Mead, Glenn Carter, Matt Willis, David Thaxton and Stephen Rahman Hughes, with special guest Kerry Ellis, and runs at the Vaudeville Theatre
Review Round-up: Anne-Marie Duff stars in O'Neill's epic Interlude
By Editorial Staff · 6 Jun 2013
Eugene O'Neill's five-hour, Pulitzer Prize-winning experimental drama Strange Interlude has been revived at the National Theatre, starring Anne-Marie Duff as a woman struggling to balance the men in her life
Review Round-up: Kirkwood's Chimerica cheers critics
By Rosie Bannister · 29 May 2013
We take a look at what the critics made of Headlong's world premiere of Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica, which opened at the Almeida Theatre last night (28 May 2013).
Review Round-up: Critics persuaded by Pulitzer-winning Disgraced?
By Rosie Bannister · 24 May 2013
Ayad Akhtar's new Pulitzer winning play Disgraced made its UK premiere on Wednesday night (22 May 2013) at the Bush Theatre.Following runs at New York's Lincoln Centre and Chicago's American ...
Review Round-up: Critics coo over To Kill A Mockingbird
By Editorial Staff · 23 May 2013
Timothy Sheader's production of To Kill A Mockingbird opened at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this week (23 May 2013). Harper Lee's classic story centres around a court case marred by rac