Review Round-Ups

Were the critics mad for Glenda Jackson's Lear?
The actress returned to the stage on Friday after 25 years in politics
Did the critics go to war on A Pacifist's Guide...?
Bryony Kimmings' musical about cancer opened at the National last night
Did Dominic Cooper seduce the critics in The Libertine?
The revival of Stephen Jeffreys' play opened in the West End last night
How good was John Malkovich's Good Canary?
The Oscar-nominated actor's production opened at the Rose Theatre, Kingston last night
Did the critics raise a glass to No Man's Land?
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart play Spooner and Hirst who meet in a Hampstead pub
Were critics entertained by Kenneth Branagh's Entertainer?
The final play in Branagh's season at the Garrick has opened to mixed reviews
Would critics see Groundhog Day over and over again?
Tim Minchin's second musical opened at the Old Vic last night
Edinburgh festival: the shows we love so far
As the Edinburgh festivals move into full swing, check out which shows we're enjoying (and you should be booking) this month
Did critics crucify Jesus Christ Superstar?
Find out what critics had to say about Timothy Sheader's Regent's Park Open Air production
Did the critics reach a consensus on Unreachable?
Anthony Neilson's new play, devised in rehearsals, premiered at the Royal Court on Friday