Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Critics Dying to Praise Erdman
By Editorial Staff · 19 Mar 2007
Moira Buffini’s new adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s satirical comedy The Suicide, renamed Dying for It, opened at the Almeida Theatre on Thursday (15 March 2007, previews from 8 ...
Review Round-up: Supple Receives Dream Reviews?
By Editorial Staff · 15 Mar 2007
Tim Supple’s epic re-interpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which was created in India with Indian and Sri Lankan performers, opened at Camden’s Roundhouse on Tuesday (13 March 2007, ...
Review Round-up: Mitchell Attempts to Woo Critics
By Editorial Staff · 15 Mar 2007
Katie Mitchell’s tenth anniversary production of Martin Crimp’s Attempts on Her Life opened at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre last night (Wednesday 14 March 2007, previews from 8 March)...
Review Round-up: Did Critics Buy into Little Shop?
By Editorial Staff · 14 Mar 2007
The Menier Chocolate Factory’s Whatsonstate.com Theatregoers’ Choice Award-winning production of the sci-fi musical spoof Little Shop of Horrors transferred this week (Monday 12 March 2007,...
Review Round-up: Was Piper Treated to Good Notices?
By Editorial Staff · 9 Mar 2007
After a delayed press night and much tabloid speculation about whether the Doctor Who star would make it to the stage after missing two preview performances due to illness, Billie Piper (...
Review Round-up: Lindsay Is Critically Entertaining
By Editorial Staff · 8 Mar 2007
Robert Lindsay (pictured) plays veteran comedian Archie Rice - a part immortalised by Laurence Olivier - in the 50th anniversary revival of John Osborne’s The Entertainer, which opened last
Review Round-up: Did Satire Whip Up Excitement?
By Editorial Staff · 5 Mar 2007
Whipping It Up - Steve Thompson’s new political comedy in which Richard Wilson and Robert Bathurst star as Whips in a new Tory government on the evening of a leadership challenge – receiv
Review Round-up: Did Tempest Weather the Critics?
By Editorial Staff · 5 Mar 2007
Patrick Stewart plays Prospero in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s transfer of {The Tempest::L01915847393}, which opened at the Novello Theatre last Wednesday - 28 February 2007 (previ
Review Round-up: Radcliffe Reins in Equus Revival
By Editorial Staff · 28 Feb 2007
Harry Potter screen co-stars Daniel Radcliffe (pictured) and Richard Griffiths reunite on stage in the new West End revival of Peter Shaffer’s controversial 1973 classic Equus which ...
Review Round-up: Do Soldiers Prove Their Mettle?
By Editorial Staff · 26 Feb 2007
Restoration comedy The Soldiers' Fortune opened at the Young Vic on Thursday (22 February 2007, following previews from 15 February), starring Anne-Marie Duff, Oliver Ford Davies, Ray Fearon ...