Reviews

How I Learned to Drive (Southwark Playhouse)

Olivia Poulet stars in Paula Vogel's award-winning study of sexual abuse

Madam Butterfly (Royal Albert Hall)

Fine musicianship compromised by a bathroom acoustic as a much-loved production returns

The King's Speech (Tour) - 'Jason Donovan is the beating heart of Silbert's fine production'
By Michael Davies

Roxana Silbert's production is made by the lead performances of Raymond Coulthard and Jason Donovan

The Indian Queen (London Coliseum) - 'latent hippiedom'

American director Peter Sellars concocts his own Purcell opera for ENO

Oklahoma! (Tour) - triumphant production warrants its revival
By Michael Davies

Director Rachel Kavanaugh's take on Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic embarks on a UK tour

Yarico (London Theatre Workshop)

A talented cast perform a raw tale of love, loyalty and language

Man and Superman (National Theatre Lyttelton)

Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in Simon Godwin's rare revival of Shaw's philosophical epic

Rebecca (Kneehigh - Tour)
By Karen Bussell

Emma Rice's new adaptation sees Daphne du Maurier's brooding saga given a light touch

Kill Me Now (Park Theatre)
By Jo Caird

Greg Wise stars in Brad Fraser's black comedy about fatherhood

Romeo and Juliet (Tobacco Factory, Bristol)

'A bullseye for Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory'