Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Critics diagnose Krister Henriksson's Doktor Glas
By Editorial Staff · 23 Apr 2013
Krister Henriksson, best known for his starring role in Scandanavian detective series Wallander, has brought his performance of one-man drama Doktor Glas to the West End's Wyndham'
Review Round-up: NT's explosive Children of the Sun
By Editorial Staff · 17 Apr 2013
Children of the Sun, director Howard Davies' latest production of a Russian classic at the National Theatre (following Philistines, The White Guard and The Cherry Orchard), ...
Review Round-up: Matilda storms Broadway
By Theo Bosanquet · 15 Apr 2013
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multi award-winning production Matilda the Musical has transferred to Broadway, where it opened to critics at the Shubert Theatre last week (11 April 2013).
Review Round-up: Critics praise Tony-winning Once
By Editorial Staff · 10 Apr 2013
John Tiffany's production of multiple Tony Award-winning screen-to-stage musical Once received its West End premiere at the Phoenix Theatre last night (9 April 2013). When an Irish busker
Review Round-up: What did critics make of Bennett's Untold Stories?
By Editorial Staff · 8 Apr 2013
The West End transfer of the NT's production of Untold Stories opened at the Duchess Theatre last week (2 April 2013).Comprising of two autobiographical recollections by Alan Bennett, the s
Review Round-up: Critics praise Dunster's Before the Party
By Editorial Staff · 3 Apr 2013
Matthew Dunster's production of Before the Party opened at the Almeida Theatre last week (28 March 2013, previews from 21 March).Based on a short story written by W Somerset Maugham, t
Review Round-up: Slinger's Hamlet splits critics
By Katherine Boone · 28 Mar 2013
David Farr's new Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet starring Jonathan Slinger in the title role opened in the RST this week. The production, which runs in Stratford until the end ...
Review Round-up: What did critics think of Norris' Low Road?
By Editorial Staff · 28 Mar 2013
Dominic Cooke's production of Bruce Norris' The Low Road opened at the Royal Court last night (27 March 2013). Billed as a "a fable of free market economics and cut-throat capitalism", th
Review Round-up: Whishaw & Dench are Peter & Alice
By Editorial Staff · 26 Mar 2013
John Logan's Peter and Alice starring Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw premiered at the Noel Coward Theatre this week (25 March 2013). The play tells the story of when the original Al
Review Round-up: Did Book of Mormon convert the critics?
By Rosie Bannister · 22 Mar 2013
The hotly anticipated West End transfer of Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon opened at the Prince of Wales Theatre last night (21 March 2013, previews from 25 February). Written by ...