Review Round-Ups

Oliver Cotton's Daytona splits the critics
By Rebecca Donn · 8 Jul 2014

Maureen Lipman, Oliver Cotton and Harry Shearer star in the transfer from the Park Theatre at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Critics enjoy Richard Armitage in 'thrilling' production of The Crucible
By Rosie Bannister · 4 Jul 2014

Yael Farber's production of Arthur Miller's classic was well received, despite its three and a half hour running time

Mixed bag for Monty Python at the O2
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 2 Jul 2014

Over 30 years since their last live appearance, the five remaining members of Monty Python's Flying Circus take to the stage at the O2 for their final ever shows. What did the critics think?

'Excellent' Billie Piper stars in Richard Bean's 'bluntly entertaining' Great Britain
By Rosie Bannister · 1 Jul 2014

Nicholas Hytner directs Billie Piper in Richard Bean's new satire at the National Theatre

Mixed bag for Tricycle's glamorous Colby Sisters
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 27 Jun 2014

The conflicting siblings in Adam Bock's The Colby Sisters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania yielded conflicted feelings among the critics

Critics in a whirl over Arcola's Carousel
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 25 Jun 2014

The classic musical receives an updated, intimate revival at the Arcola

Royal Court's Adler & Gibb splits critics
By Rosie Bannister · 23 Jun 2014

Tim Crouch's latest work, running at the Royal Court until 5 July, proves divisive

Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy star in 'splendid' Skylight
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 19 Jun 2014

Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's Skylight starring Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard opened at the Wyndham's theatre last night

Mr Burns divides the critics
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 13 Jun 2014

The Almeida's production of Anne Washburn's 'post-electric' play, which sees a group of apocalypse survivors attempt to recreate an episode of The Simpsons, was either 'brilliantly inventive' or 'excruciating'

Brian Friel's Fathers and Sons is a 'deeply satisfying mix'
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 11 Jun 2014

Lyndsey Turner's production starring Seth Numrich, Anthony Calf and Joshua James, opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night