Review Round-Ups

Rickson revives Butterworth's 'exhilaratingly violent' Mojo
By Editorial Staff

Ian Rickson's all-star West End revival of Jez Butterworth's 1995 play is 'set to become a smash hit all over again'

Is Sean Foley's Jeeves & Wooster Perfect or Nonsense?
By Editorial Staff

Sean Foley's production of Perfect Nonsense starring Matthew Macfadyen and Stephen Mangan opened at the Duke of York's Theatre earlier this week. Bringing P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves & Wooster to the stage, Perfect Nonsense runs until 4 March

Critics enjoy Scottsboro Boys at Young Vic
By Editorial Staff

Susan Stroman's production of The Scottsboro Boys opened at the Young Vic earlier this week. Starring Julian Glover, Kyle Scatliffe and Colman Domingo, it runs until 21 December

Are critics Raving over Paisley Day's play?
By Editorial Staff

Simon Paisley Day's new play Raving opened at the Hampstead Theatre last night. Starring Tamzin Outhwaite, Robert Webb and Sarah Hadland, it runs until 23 November 2013

Will Tim Rice's new musical last for Eternity?
By Editorial Staff

Tim Rice's new musical From Here to Eternity, based on James Jones' classic novel, opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre last night. Starring Darius Campbell and Robert Lonsdale, it is currently booking until 26 April 2014

Tennant takes the crown in RSC's Richard II
By Editorial Staff

The RSC's production of Richard II starring David Tennant in the title role opened in Stratford-upon-Avon last night (17 October 2013). It runs at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre until 16 November before transferring to the Barbican

Critics enjoy Raine in Roots at Donmar
By Editorial Staff

James MacDonald's production of Roots, Arnold Wesker's 1958 working class classic, opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week. Starring Jessica Raine and Linda Bassett, it runs until 30 November

Critics divided over The Light Princess
By Editorial Staff
The long-awaited musical from Tori Amos The Light Princess opened at the National Theatre last night (9 October 2013). Starring Rosalie Craig, it runs until 9 January 2014
Mixed bag for Jamie Lloyd's Commitments
By Editorial Staff

Jamie Lloyd's production of Roddy Doyle's The Commitments opened at the Palace Theatre last night (8 September 2013), where it's currently booking until 26 January 2014

Critics enjoy Richard Eyre's Almeida Ghosts
By Editorial Staff

Richard Eyre's production of Ibsen's classic about a woman struggling with prejudice whilst dealing with her late husband's affairs opened at the Almeida Theatre last week. Starring Lesley Manville and Will Keen, it runs until 23 November