Review Round-Ups

Review Round Up: Ayckbourn back in National Theatre Business
By Editorial Staff
After premiering on the Olivier stage in 1987, Alan Ayckbourn's allegorical play returns to the National, starring Nigel Lindsay as the corrupted Jack McCracken
Critics acclaim Let the Right One In at Apollo
By Andi Kaufman
After a collapsed ceiling halted performances at the Apollo Theatre for more than four months, the venue re-opened this week with Jack Thorne's acclaimed stage adaptation of a vampiric love story
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels convinces the critics
By Editorial Staff
Critics enjoyed Jerry Mitchell's production of the Broadway musical which opened at the Savoy Theatre last night
It's a 'yes' from the critics as Harry Hill's I Can't Sing! opens
The X Factor musical, starring Cynthia Erivo and Nigel Harman, opened at the London Palladium last night to critical acclaim
Verdicts in on Nunn's Fatal Attraction
By Andi Kaufman
Trevor Nunn's latest screen-to-stage production features a cast led by Kristin Davis, Natascha McElhone and Mark Bazeley
Old Vic's Other Desert Cities roundly praised
By Andi Kaufman
The Old Vic's new in-the-round season opens with the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's 'blistering' family drama
Dame Angela Lansbury shows Blithe Spirit
By Andi Kaufman
After an absence of 40 years, Angela Lansbury 'returns in triumph' to the West End to reprise her 2009 Broadway portrayal of Madame Arcati
Is Urinetown flushed with success?
By Andi Kaufman
The satirical American musical receives its UK premiere at the St James Theatre, directed by Jamie Lloyd
Mixed bag for Peter Gill's Donmar Versailles
By Editorial Staff
The new play, set after the conclusion of the First World War, stars Francesca Annis, Barbara Flynn and Gwilym Lee and opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night (27 February 2014)
Critics enjoy Globe's Knight of the Burning Pestle
By Editorial Staff
The latest offering from the Globe's Sam Wanamaker Playhouse opened last night (27 February 2014)