Review Round-Up: Chiwetel Ejiofor is a hit in A Season in the Congo
By Editorial Staff · 23 Jul 2013 · London
Chiwetel Ejiofor and company© Alastair Muir Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★★The return of Chiwetel Ejiofor to the London stage... shows him ...
Review Round-Up: New Punchdrunk premieres in Paddington
By Editorial Staff · 18 Jul 2013 · London
Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★★Immersive, subversive, convulsive, divisive: there's nothing half-hearted about Punchdrunk's latest manipulative epic… Here's how ...
Review Round-Up: Mixed bag for Color Purple at the Chocolate Factory
By Editorial Staff · 16 Jul 2013 · London
Cynthia Erivo© Francis Loney Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★★This is the kind of musical theatre the Menier does best: a fresh, stripped back look at a past ...
Review Round-Up: Are new Ladykillers on the money?
By Editorial Staff · 11 Jul 2013 · London
John Gordon Sinclair and Angela Thorne© Francis Loney Theo Bosanquet WhatsOnStage ★★★…the real star of the show is unchanged - Michael Taylor's mesmerising box-of-...
Review Round-Up: Branagh returns in 'thrilling' MIF Macbeth
By Editorial Staff · 8 Jul 2013 · London
Dave Cunningham WhatsOnStage ★★★★★…Kenneth Branagh (who performs in the title role) and his co-director Rob Ashford have created an engrossing production that ...
Review Round-Up: Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor in Private Lives transfer
By Editorial Staff · 4 Jul 2013 · London
Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens©Tristram Kenton Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★★…Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor play it to perfection at the Gielgud and do ...
Review Round-Up: Lenny Henry shines in Paulette Randall's Fences
By Editorial Staff · 28 Jun 2013 · London
Lenny Henry and Tanya Moodie© Nobby Clark Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★★★Lenny Henry gives a truly outstanding – dare I say it, truly great – performance… ...
Review Round-Up: Pride and Prejudice in the Open Air
By Editorial Staff · 27 Jun 2013 · London
Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★...David Oakes makes a good fist of resembling a creepier version of Colin Firth, reinforcing Jane Austen's ...
Review Round-Up: Is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a treat?
By Editorial Staff · 26 Jun 2013 · London
Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★★…the glorious new musical at Drury Lane has something crucial over the two fine film versions: a real sense of invention and ...
Review Round-Up: Donmar premieres McPherson's Night Alive
By Editorial Staff · 21 Jun 2013 · London
Ciaran Hinds Michael Coveney WhatsOnStage ★★★★★…a superb, vivid and violent new play by Conor McPherson… McPherson positively roisters in the language of this ...
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