Review Round-Ups

'Excellent' Billie Piper stars in Richard Bean's 'bluntly entertaining' Great Britain
Nicholas Hytner directs Billie Piper in Richard Bean's new satire at the National Theatre
Mixed bag for Tricycle's glamorous Colby Sisters
By Alexandria Pliskaner
The conflicting siblings in Adam Bock's The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania yielded conflicted feelings among the critics
Critics in a whirl over Arcola's Carousel
By Alexandria Pliskaner
The classic musical receives an updated, intimate revival at the Arcola
Royal Court's Adler & Gibb splits critics
Tim Crouch's latest work, running at the Royal Court until 5 July, proves divisive
Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy star in 'splendid' Skylight
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's Skylight starring Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard opened at the Wyndham's theatre last night
Mr Burns divides the critics
By Alexandria Pliskaner
The Almeida's production of Anne Washburn's 'post-electric' play, which sees a group of apocalypse survivors attempt to recreate an episode of The Simpsons, was either 'brilliantly inventive' or 'excruciating'
Brian Friel's Fathers and Sons is a 'deeply satisfying mix'
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Lyndsey Turner's production starring Seth Numrich, Anthony Calf and Joshua James, opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night
Spacey returns to Old Vic in 'barnstorming' Clarence Darrow
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Spacey has reprised a familiar character at the Old Vic and coolly handled a mobile phone interruption on opening night
Critics praise 'wired' Kathleen Turner in Bakersfield Mist
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Find out what critics made of the European premiere of Bakersfield Mist at the Duchess Theatre, starring award-winning duo Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid
Spectacular Miss Saigon lands back in the West End
Laurence Connor's hotly anticipated West End revival of Boublil and Schonberg's Vietnam War-set musical opened to press at the Prince Edward Theatre last night