Review Round-Ups

Critics acclaim Let the Right One In at Apollo
By Andi Kaufman · 9 Apr 2014

After a collapsed ceiling halted performances at the Apollo Theatre for more than four months, the venue re-opened this week with Jack Thorne's acclaimed stage adaptation of a vampiric love story

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels convinces the critics
By Editorial Staff · 3 Apr 2014

Critics enjoyed Jerry Mitchell's production of the Broadway musical which opened at the Savoy Theatre last night

It's a 'yes' from the critics as Harry Hill's I Can't Sing! opens
By Rosie Bannister · 27 Mar 2014

The X Factor musical, starring Cynthia Erivo and Nigel Harman, opened at the London Palladium last night to critical acclaim

Verdicts in on Nunn's Fatal Attraction
By Andi Kaufman · 27 Mar 2014

Trevor Nunn's latest screen-to-stage production features a cast led by Kristin Davis, Natascha McElhone and Mark Bazeley

Old Vic's Other Desert Cities roundly praised
By Andi Kaufman · 26 Mar 2014

The Old Vic's new in-the-round season opens with the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's 'blistering' family drama

Dame Angela Lansbury shows Blithe Spirit
By Andi Kaufman · 20 Mar 2014

After an absence of 40 years, Angela Lansbury 'returns in triumph' to the West End to reprise her 2009 Broadway portrayal of Madame Arcati

Is Urinetown flushed with success?
By Andi Kaufman · 12 Mar 2014

The satirical American musical receives its UK premiere at the St James Theatre, directed by Jamie Lloyd

Mixed bag for Peter Gill's Donmar Versailles
By Editorial Staff · 28 Feb 2014

The new play, set after the conclusion of the First World War, stars Francesca Annis, Barbara Flynn and Gwilym Lee and opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night (27 February 2014)

Critics enjoy Globe's Knight of the Burning Pestle
By Editorial Staff · 27 Feb 2014

The latest offering from the Globe's Sam Wanamaker Playhouse opened last night (27 February 2014)

The Full Monty gets exposed to critics
By Editorial Staff · 26 Feb 2014

Daniel Evans' production transferred to the West End's Noel Coward Theatre where it opened last night