Review Round-Ups

Critics enjoy Educating Rita despite a shaky start
By Emily Cole
The production starring Lenny Henry opened at the Minerva Theatre last week
Bend It Like Beckham scores with critics
Natalie Dew, Jamie Campbell Bower and Lauren Samuels star in the new screen to stage musical
Mixed bag for Rebecca Gilman's Luna Gale
By Emily Cole
The production opened at Hampstead Theatre on 13 June
Critics enjoy 'stylish, slick and entertaining' Motherf**ker with the Hat
'The biggest blast in Rufus Norris's National Theatre tenure so far'
hang wins critics' votes
By Emily Cole
debbie tucker green's 60-minute play opened at the Royal Court last week
Critics assess Miller premiere The Hook
James Dacre brings Arthur Miller's play to the stage for the first time
An Audience with Jimmy Savile opens to mixed reviews
By Emily Cole
Jonathan Maitland's controversial new play opened at the Park Theatre last week
Mixed opinions for Patrick Marber's The Red Lion
Marber's new play opened at the National's Dorfman Theatre last night
Critics enjoy Robert Icke's 'fiercely fresh' Oresteia
The Almeida Theatre's Greek season kicked off last week
Mixed bag for The Elephant Man starring Bradley Cooper
The award-winning US production has just crossed the pond