Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: More Luck for Rare Miller Play
By Editorial Staff
More than 50 years after it first premiered, Arthur Miller’s play The Man Who Had All the Luck may have found its own overdue luck with the critics, thanks to the Donmar Warehouse’s
Review Round-up: Fox’s Old-Fashioned Fictions
By Editorial Staff
John Mortimer’s double bill of law based plays, collectively entitled Legal Fictions and starring Edward Fox, opened at the West End’s Savoy Theatre last night (28 February, previews fr
Review Round-up: Will Apollo Fall into The Vortex?
By Editorial Staff
Following a regional tour, Peter Hall’s revival of Noel Coward’s hothouse drama, The Vortex, arrived at London’s Apollo Theatre on Tuesday night (26 February 2008, previews from 20 F
Review Round-up: The Hour of Reckoning for NT?
By Editorial Staff
The National Theatre’s fast, physical and dialogue-free new play, The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other, was conceived twenty years ago by experimental Austrian dramatist Peter Handke a
Review Round-up: Over The Moon at the Playhouse?
By Editorial Staff
Jean Anouilh's 1947 comedy Ring Round the Moon returned to the West End on Tuesday (19 February 2008, previews from 5 February), opening for a limited season at the Playhouse Theatre with a
Review Round-up: Not So Brief Cinema Encounter?
By Editorial Staff
The West End christened its newest theatre on Sunday (17 February 2008) with the opening of Brief Encounter, Kneehigh Theatre’s adaptation of David Lean’s classic 1945 film, at The Cin
Review Round-up: Old Vic Scores a High Speed Hit
By Editorial Staff
Hollywood actors, and real-life friends, Jeff Goldblum and Kevin Spacey play Hollywood producer buddies Bobby Gould and Charlie Fox in the Old Vic’s 20th anniversary revival of David Mamet
Review Round-up: Earnest & Unremarkably Brilliant
By Editorial Staff
Penelope Keith (pictured) returned to the West End last night (31 January, previews from 22 January) as the famous matron with a handbag fixation, Lady Bracknell, in Peter Gill’s new revival of
Review Round-up: Early Pinter Plays Hold up Well
By Editorial Staff
Two short Harold Pinter plays originally written for television came to life on stage this week care of Richard Coyle, Gina McKee, Charlie Cox and Timothy West, who opened on Tuesday night (29 Jan
Review Round-up: NT Should Be Happy with Notices
By Editorial Staff
Lucinda Coxon’s latest play Happy Now? received its world premiere last Thursday (24 January 2008, previews from 16 January) at the National Theatre, where it’s running in rep in the