Review Round-Ups

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 ...
Review Round-up: Antony & Cleo Captivate Critics
By Editorial Staff · 18 Jan 2007
The Royal Shakespeare Company continues its now-annual winter West End residency with Antony and Cleopatra, which opened to unanimously positive reviews on Monday (15 January 2007, following ...
Review Round-up: More Top Marks for History Boys
By Editorial Staff · 5 Jan 2007
After conquering Broadway and the big screen, the National Theatre’s multi award-winning stage production of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys returned to London this week, at last receiving ...
Review Round-up: Critics Make Much of Cuban Ado
By Editorial Staff · 19 Dec 2006
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s now-annual winter West End residency opened at the Novello Theatre last week (13 December, previews from 7 December) with Marianne Elliott’s 1950s Cuba-set ...
Review Round-up: Did Wives Make Critics Merry?
By Editorial Staff · 13 Dec 2006
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Merry Wives The Musical premiered last night (12 December 2006, previews from 2 December) and continues in rep until 10 February 2007 at the Royal Shakespeare ...
Review Round-up: Soho Don Juan Seduces Critics
By Editorial Staff · 7 Dec 2006
Don Juan in Soho, Patrick Marber’s 21st-century take on Molière’s 1665 comic classic, premiered last night (6 December 2006, previews from 30 November) at the Donmar Warehouse, with Rhys ...
Review Round-up: Do Critics Love Kolvenbach Song?
By Editorial Staff · 6 Dec 2006
Irish screen star Cillian Murphy made his West End debut alongside Hollywood’s Neve Campbell, Michael McKean and Kristen Johnston in the European premiere of romantic comedy Love Song, at ...
Review Round-up: No Shocks with Ravenhill’s Dick
By Editorial Staff · 6 Dec 2006
The Barbican’s first-ever pantomime, Dick Whittington and His Cat, written by Shopping and Fucking author Mark Ravenhill, opened last night (5 December 2006, previews from 29 November)...
Review Round-up: Did Critics Leave Horrors Smiling?
By Editorial Staff · 5 Dec 2006
The Menier Chocolate factory’s revival of Little Shop of Horrors opened on Thursday (30 November 2006) with a cast including Sheridan Smith, Paul Keating, Jasper Britton, Barry James and ...