Review Round-Ups

Critics mixed over Almeida's Little Revolution
Alecky Blythe's new verbatim piece opened at the Almeida earlier this week
Matthew Kelly and cast impress in Bean's Toast
By Rebecca Donn
The first London revival of Richard Bean's debut play - which marked the final outing for the Telegraph's retiring critic Charles Spencer - is "beautifully played"
Critics enjoy Chichester Guys and Dolls
Gordon Greenberg's production at Chichester Festival Theatre has proved popular
Rona Munro's James Plays reign at Edinburgh
By Rebecca Donn
'These plays are more than a reaction to a referendum. They are an astonishing dramatic achievement.'
Kevin Elyot 'restored and justly celebrated' in My Night With Reg
By Rebecca Donn
The show opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night, just two months after its author, Kevin Elyot lost his battle with a long term illness
Gillian Anderson dazzles in A Streetcar Named Desire
By Rebecca Donn
The modern take on Tennessee Williams' classic play at the Young Vic impresses critics across the board
Critics fall for Shakespeare in Love
Lee Hall's adaptation of the 1998 film, which stars Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen, opened at the Noel Coward Theatre last night
Helen McCory masters Medea at the National
By Rebecca Donn
The show opened at the Olivier in the National Theatre to a warm reception
Amadeus consistently impresses critics
By Rebecca Donn
Rupert Everett stars as Salieri in Chichester Festival Theatre's newly re-opened main space
Martin Freeman provokes mixed reactions as Richard III
Jamie Lloyd's 70s-set production at Trafalgar Studios opened last night