Reviews

Otello (London Coliseum)
By Keith McDonnell · 14 Sep 2014

The Lion of Venice fails to roar as English National Opera's new season opens

Rigoletto (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 13 Sep 2014

David McVicar's dark production of Verdi's ever-popular opera returns in a strongly-cast revival that is not without problems

The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd (Orange Tree Theatre)
By Jimmy Kelly · 12 Sep 2014

Paul Miller's inaugural production as artistic director at the Orange Tree is a success

Anna Nicole (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 12 Sep 2014

Eva-Maria Westbroek is back, falsies to the fore, in the first Covent Garden revival of Turnage's 2011 opera

Kings Charles III (Wyndham's Theatre)
By Theo Bosanquet · 12 Sep 2014

Mike Bartlett's future history of the Windsors is a West End must-see

Sincerely Noel (Crazy Coqs)
By Giles Cole · 11 Sep 2014

Alistair McGowan revisits his 2010 show paying tribute to Noel Coward

Fully Committed (Menier Chocolate Factory)
By Ben Hewis · 10 Sep 2014

The Menier celebrate ten years with the play that put the Southwark venue on the map

Stones In His Pockets (tour – Chelmsford)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 10 Sep 2014

If you were being pretentious, you might say that "Stones In His Pockets" was about the feasibility of aspiration. Yes, it is about a yearning for something different, almost certainly out-of-reach, but its humour hides something much deeper.

Rudy's Rare Records (Birmingham Rep)
By Michael Davies · 10 Sep 2014

Lenny Henry stars in the stage adaptation of the Radio 4 comedy

True West (Tricycle Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 10 Sep 2014

Philip Breen's revival of Sam Shepard's modern classic transfers to London