Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Mirren reclaims throne with The Audience
By Editorial Staff · 6 Mar 2013 · West End
Stephen Daldry's production of The Audience starring Helen Mirren premiered at the Gielgud Theatre last night (5 March 2013, previews from 15 February). Peter Morgan's play sees Mirren reprise ...
Review Round-up: Did Wright's Wells impress critics?
By Editorial Staff · 28 Feb 2013 · West End
Joe Wright's revival of Victorian comedy Trelawny of the Wells opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week (26 February 2013). Arthur Wing Pinero's play, which has been given "respectful additi
Review Round-up: McAvoy stars in futuristic Macbeth
By Editorial Staff · 25 Feb 2013 · West End
Jamie Lloyd's production of Macbeth opened last week  at the Trafalgar Studios (22 February 2013), the first of a series of Lloyd-helmed productions in the newly-reconfigured venue. S
Review Round-up: Syal stars in Lustgarten's Dream
By Editorial Staff · 21 Feb 2013 · West End
Anders Lustgarten's If You Don’t Let Us Dream, We Won’t Let You Sleep premiered at the Royal Court Theatre last night (20 February 2013). Lustgarten’s piece explore
Review Round-up: Is Chorus Line a singular sensation?
By Editorial Staff · 20 Feb 2013 · West End
A Chorus Line opened to press at the London Palladium last night (19 February 2013, previews from 5 February). The revival - the first major production of the 1975 show since composer Marv
Review Round-up: McDiarmid impresses in RSC Galileo
By Editorial Staff · 15 Feb 2013 · West End
Ian McDiarmid has returned to the Royal Shakespeare Company for the first time since 1985 to lead the cast of a new version of Brecht’s A Life of Galileo, which opened this week (12 F
Review Round-up: Did Dickens adaptation exceed Expectations?
By Editorial Staff · 7 Feb 2013 · West End
Jo Clifford's adaptation of Dickens' Great Expectations opened this week (6 February 2013) at the Vaudeville Theatre.Directed by Graham McLaren, the play tells the story of Pip, played by ...
Review Round-up: Did critics salute Sher's Captain?
By Editorial Staff · 6 Feb 2013 · West End
Carl Zuckmayer's 1931 satire The Captain of Kopenick has been revived by former RSC artistic director Adrian Noble at the NT Olivier, where it opened to press last night (5 February 2013). The
Review Round-up: Smooth sailing for Our Country's Good
By Editorial Staff · 5 Feb 2013 · West End
Max Stafford-Clark's 25th anniversary revival of Our Country's Good opened at the new St James Theatre near Victoria this week (4 February 2013). Timberlake Wertenbaker's Olivier Award-winni
Review Round-up: Pinter's 'haunting' Old Times
By Editorial Staff · 4 Feb 2013 · West End
Ian Rickson's new revival of Harold Pinter's Old Times opened to press last week (31 January 2013, previews from 12 January) at the West End theatre bearing the Nobel Prize-winning ...