Review Round-Ups

Gillian Anderson dazzles in A Streetcar Named Desire
By Rebecca Donn · 29 Jul 2014

The modern take on Tennessee Williams' classic play at the Young Vic impresses critics across the board

Critics fall for Shakespeare in Love
By Rosie Bannister · 24 Jul 2014

Lee Hall's adaptation of the 1998 film, which stars Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen, opened at the Noel Coward Theatre last night

Helen McCory masters Medea at the National
By Rebecca Donn · 23 Jul 2014

The show opened at the Olivier in the National Theatre to a warm reception

Amadeus consistently impresses critics
By Rebecca Donn · 23 Jul 2014

Rupert Everett stars as Salieri in Chichester Festival Theatre's newly re-opened main space

Martin Freeman provokes mixed reactions as Richard III
By Rosie Bannister · 10 Jul 2014

Jamie Lloyd's 70s-set production at Trafalgar Studios opened last night

Oliver Cotton's Daytona splits the critics
By Rebecca Donn · 8 Jul 2014

Maureen Lipman, Oliver Cotton and Harry Shearer star in the transfer from the Park Theatre at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Critics enjoy Richard Armitage in 'thrilling' production of The Crucible
By Rosie Bannister · 4 Jul 2014

Yael Farber's production of Arthur Miller's classic was well received, despite its three and a half hour running time

Mixed bag for Monty Python at the O2
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 2 Jul 2014

Over 30 years since their last live appearance, the five remaining members of Monty Python's Flying Circus take to the stage at the O2 for their final ever shows. What did the critics think?

'Excellent' Billie Piper stars in Richard Bean's 'bluntly entertaining' Great Britain
By Rosie Bannister · 1 Jul 2014

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 · 27 Jun 2014

The conflicting siblings in Adam Bock's The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania yielded conflicted feelings among the critics