Review Round-Ups

Mixed bag for Maxine Peake-led How to Hold Your Breath
By Editorial Staff
Zinnie Harris's 'Brechtian fable' at the Royal Court is praised for its 'epic ambition' but labelled a 'bumpy ride'
Di and Viv and Rose is 'moving and surprising'
Amelia Bullmore's play transferred to the West End last week
James McAvoy is 'mesmerising' in The Ruling Class
Jamie Lloyd's final production in his second Trafalgar Transformed season opened last night
Do critics have a Problem with Tom Stoppard's new play?
The Hard Problem opened at the Dorfman Theatre last night
Hattie Morahan gives 'golden performance' in The Changeling
Dominic Dromgoole's production of the Jacobean tragedy opened at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse this week
Critics not nervous about Women on the Verge
Pedro Almodóvar's film is brought to the stage at the Playhouse Theatre starring Tamsin Greig
Were critics on cloud nine for City of Angels?
By Editorial Staff
Josie Rourke's production opened at the Donmar Warehouse earlier this week
1927's multimedia Golem impresses at Young Vic
The new production from the team behind The Animals and Children Took to the Streets opened to a hatful of 5-star reviews
Cats is back with 'purr-fect' Scherzinger
By Editorial Staff
After a 12-year absence, Andrew Lloyd Webber's much-loved musical has returned to the London Palladium
Assassins hits the mark at Menier
Jamie Lloyd's production starring Catherine Tate, Aaron Tveit and Andy Nyman is 'irresistibly potent'