Review Round-Ups

Anna Chancellor leads Wolf from the Door at Royal Court
By Rebecca Donn

Rory Mullarkey's new play is 'an attack on modern political apathy'

Critics bow down to King Charles III
By Nicole Goldstein

Mike Bartlett's drama starring Tim Pigott-Smith and directed by Rupert Goold rules over the Wyndham's Theatre

Critics enjoy 'brilliant and lacerating' True West
By Nicole Goldstein

Sam Shephard's 1980's play revived under the direction of Phillip Breen at the Tricycle Theatre stars Alex Ferns, Barbara Rafferty and Eugene O'Hare

Opinions collide with Breeders
By Editorial Staff

The first show in the One Stage season at the St James Theatre starring Tamzin Outhwaite, Angela Griffin, Jemima Rooper and Nicholas Burns had a mixed critical reaction

Critics mixed over Almeida's Little Revolution

Alecky Blythe's new verbatim piece opened at the Almeida earlier this week

Matthew Kelly and cast impress in Bean's Toast
By Rebecca Donn

The first London revival of Richard Bean's debut play - which marked the final outing for the Telegraph's retiring critic Charles Spencer - is "beautifully played"

Critics enjoy Chichester Guys and Dolls

Gordon Greenberg's production at Chichester Festival Theatre has proved popular

Rona Munro's James Plays reign at Edinburgh
By Rebecca Donn

'These plays are more than a reaction to a referendum. They are an astonishing dramatic achievement.'

Kevin Elyot 'restored and justly celebrated' in My Night With Reg
By Rebecca Donn

The show opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night, just two months after its author, Kevin Elyot lost his battle with a long term illness

Gillian Anderson dazzles in A Streetcar Named Desire
By Rebecca Donn

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