Review Round-Ups

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'
Ballyturk divides views at National
By Nicole Goldstein
Edna Walsh's 'deliciously strange' new play at the NT Lyttelton stars Cillian Murphy, Mikel Murfi and Stephen Rea
Verdicts in on Maxine Peake's Hamlet
By Nicole Goldstein
Sarah Frankcom's gender bending retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy opened at the Royal Exchange to a mixed bag of reviews
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