Review Round-Ups

Spacey returns to Old Vic in 'barnstorming' Clarence Darrow
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Spacey has reprised a familiar character at the Old Vic and coolly handled a mobile phone interruption on opening night
Critics praise 'wired' Kathleen Turner in Bakersfield Mist
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Find out what critics made of the European premiere of Bakersfield Mist at the Duchess Theatre, starring award-winning duo Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid
Spectacular Miss Saigon lands back in the West End
Laurence Connor's hotly anticipated West End revival of Boublil and Schonberg's Vietnam War-set musical opened to press at the Prince Edward Theatre last night
RSC's Mantel pieces transfer in triumph
By Jay Julier
The Royal Shakespeare Company's epic adaptations of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies arrive at the West End's Aldwych Theatre following their premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon
The Pajama Game shines at Shaftesbury
By Jay Julier
Transferring from the Chichester Minerva to the Shaftesbury Theatre is no mean feat, but Richard Eyre's 'joyous' revival has pulled it off
Did musical Water Babies sink or swim?
By Jay Julier
The musical adaptation struggles to make a splash with critics as it premieres at the Curve in Leicester
Bloody marvellous? Titus Andronicus returns to The Globe
By Jay Julier
Lucy Bailey's bloody Titus Andronicus, returning after its notorious premiere in 2006, caused at least one critic to wince
Critics appraise Lavery's Believers at Tricycle
By Editorial Staff
Physical theatre specialists Frantic Assembly bring Bryony Lavery's 'riveting' new piece, about two families flung together amid the recent floods, to the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn
James Graham's Privacy impresses critics
James Graham's latest play, looking at the collection and use of our personal data, opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night
Young Vic's View From the Bridge is a resounding hit
Ivo van Hove's production starring Mark Strong, Nicola Walker and Phoebe Fox gets four and five stars across the board