Review Round-Ups

Kristin Scott Thomas is 'elegant and refined' in The Audience
Stephen Daldry's production of Peter Morgan's play has returned to London with a new cast
Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in 'virtuosic' Everyman
Rufus Norris's production begins his tenure at the National Theatre
Is Bugsy Malone everything the critics want it to be?
Sean Holmes's production runs at the Lyric Hammersmith until August
Damian Lewis and John Goodman 'terrific' in American Buffalo
Daniel Evans directs David Mamet's junk shop-set drama
Simon Stephens's 'compelling' Carmen Disruption premieres at Almeida
Stephens's reimaging of Bizet's opera Carmen opened this week
Critics castigate Court's Twits
Enda Walsh has adapted Roald Dahl's book for the stage at the Royal Court; but the results get a distinctly mixed reaction
Emma Thompson is 'divine' in ENO Sweeney Todd
By Editorial Staff
Lonny Price's production starring Bryn Terfel opened at the London Coliseum last night
'Sharp, sardonic' Rules for Living ends Hytner's National tenure
By Editorial Staff
Sam Holcroft's new play, directed by Marianne Elliott, opened at the NT Dorfman last night
Mixed bag for Mole musical
A new musical based on Sue Townsend's classic The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole premiered at Leicester Curve last night to a mixed reception from critics
Did critics enjoy playing Mike Bartlett's Game?
The new play from the author of Bull and King Charles III opened at the Almeida Theatre last night