Review Round-Ups

Jane Horrocks shines in East is East
By Nicole Goldstein

Horrocks steals the spotlight in the Trafalgar Transformed revival of Ayub Khan Din's award-winning comedy

Imelda Staunton triumphs in Gypsy
By Nicole Goldstein

Jonathan Kent's production is 'another hit' for Chichester

Here Lies Love gets critics dancing
By Rebecca Donn

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's immersive disco musical opens the National's new Dorfman Theatre in style

Critics enjoy Donmar's royally radical Henry IV
By Rebecca Donn

Phyllida Lloyd's second all-female Shakespeare production at the Donmar again features Harriet Walter in the title role

Taken at Midnight another hit for Chichester
By Nicole Goldstein

Mark Hayhurst's new play centres on a celebrated German lawyer who put Hitler on the stand

Did Lindsay Lohan convince critics in Speed-the-Plow?
By Rebecca Donn

'Of all the people called Lindsay involved in this production, it is Lohan who actually comes off best'

Kristin Scott Thomas reaches 'new peak' in Old Vic Electra
By Nicole Goldstein

Critics have gone wild for Ian Rickson's production of Sophocles' great tragedy

Great Britain transfer falls below the fold for critics
By Editorial Staff

Richard Bean's new play opened at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Friday

Critics feel mixed emotions for Evita
By Nicole Goldstein

The West End revival of Evita starring Madalena Alberto opened at the Dominion Theatre this week

Thumbs up for Doctor Scroggy's War at Globe
By Nicole Goldstein

Howard Brenton's latest for the Globe is 'one of the very finest of this year's glut of First World War dramas'