Review Round-Ups

Did critics bless Royal Court's school play?
By Nicole Goldstein
Vicky Featherstone's production of God Bless the Child transforms the Theatre Upstairs into a classroom
Did White Christmas bring festive cheers to critics?
By Nicole Goldstein
The seasonal show based on the iconic film opened at the Dominion last week
Royal Court's 2071 splits critics
By Rebecca Donn
Katie Mitchell's latest production attracted reviews ranging from one to five stars
DV8 return to National with John
By Nicole Goldstein
Lloyd Newson's new productions is based on interviews conducted with men in gay saunas
Did Made in Dagenham strike a chord with critics?
By Nicole Goldstein
Rupert Goold's screen-to-stage production stars Gemma Arterton. Reviews were decidedly mixed...
Critics go wild again for Sunny Afternoon
By Nicole Goldstein
The Kinks musical, created by Ray Davies, brings the house down at the Harold Pinter Theatre
Barbican's Wild Duck not to all tastes
By Rebecca Donn
'Not so much an adaptation as an updated reinvention of Ibsen's extraordinary play'
Sting's The Last Ship sails to Broadway
By Nicole Goldstein
In a rare transatlantic Review Round-Up, we look at the critics' reactions to Sting's new musical as it arrives at the Neil Simon Studio in New York
Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly shine in Memphis
By Rebecca Donn
Critics don't entirely agree about the merits of the Broadway import, but are unanimous about the star power of the two leads
Neville's Island leaves critics all at sea
The West End transfer of the Chichester Festival Theatre production opened at the Duke of York's Theatre last night