Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Boeing Flies High with its Stars
By Editorial Staff · 16 Feb 2007
Roger Allam, Frances de la Tour and Mark Rylance star in Marc Camoletti’s classic Sixties comedy of errors Boeing-Boeing, which opened last night (15 February, following previews from 3 ...
Review Round-up: Critics Lost by Schiff’s Lintel?
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 2007
Richard Schiff, best-known for his multi award-winning performance as Toby Ziegler in TV’s The West Wing, makes his West End debut in the British premiere of Underneath the Lintel, a ...
Review Round-up: Critics Find Waiter Not So Dumb
By Editorial Staff · 9 Feb 2007
Lee Evans and Jason Isaacs star in Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter, which opened last night (8 February 2007, following previews from 2 February) at Trafalgar Studios, directed by Harry ...
Review Round-up: Did Man of Mode Woo Critics?
By Editorial Staff · 7 Feb 2007
National Theatre artistic director Nicholas Hytner directs George Etheredge’s 1676 Restoration comedy The Man of Mode, which joined the NT Olivier rep for an open-ended run last night (...
Review Round-up: Pinter's People Perturb Critics
By Editorial Staff · 2 Feb 2007
All of the short sketches and monologues by Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter are presented by comedians Bill Bailey (Black Books), Kevin Eldon (Nighty Night), Sally Phillips ...
Review Round-up: Shaw Days Make Critics Happy?
By Editorial Staff · 26 Jan 2007
Samuel Beckett’s classic drama about the survival of the human spirit, Happy Days, opened on the National Theatre’s Lyttelton stage on Wednesday (24 January 2007, following previews from ...
Review Round-up: Rickson's Seagull Flies High?
By Editorial Staff · 26 Jan 2007
Ian Rickson ends his artistic directorship of the Royal Court – the Sloane Square champion of new writing - with The Seagull, Chekhov’s classic drama about a tortured Russian writer trying ...
Review Round-up: Pop Star Young Enters Vortex
By Editorial Staff · 23 Jan 2007
Pop Idol winner Will Young made his stage acting debut in a much-anticipated Manchester revival of Noel Coward’s 1924 play The Vortex, which opened last night (Monday 22 January 2007, ...
Review Round-up: Propeller’s Bard Tames Critics
By Editorial Staff · 19 Jan 2007
Propeller – director Edward Hall’s multi award-winning all-male Shakespearean ensemble – opened two productions, The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night, on Wednesday (17 ...
Review Round-up: Is Gypsy Riding into Acclaim?
By Editorial Staff · 19 Jan 2007
Eileen Atkins and Imelda Staunton star in the world premiere of Frank McGuinness’ There Came a Gypsy Riding, which opened last night (18 January 2007, previews from 11 January) at north ...