Reviews

Albert Herring (Upstairs at the Gatehouse)
By Mark Valencia · 20 Nov 2014

Britten's chamber piece well served by Hampstead Garden Opera

L'elisir d'amore (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 19 Nov 2014

Grigolo and Terfel headline a classy revival of this Covent Garden favourite

Behind the Beautiful Forevers (National Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 19 Nov 2014

'A wise and witty evening that allows us to wallow in our own good fortune while enjoying the desperate plight of others, a classic and complicated privilege'

The Holly and the Ivy (Chelmsford – tour)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 18 Nov 2014

Michael Lunney's production of the play by Wynyard Browne has been rethought for this 18th year tour by Middle Ground.

Symphony (Soho Theatre)
By Sarah Marsh · 18 Nov 2014

Plays by Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells are told by a rock band in this Edinburgh Fringe transfer

Cans (Theatre503)
By Jane Martin · 18 Nov 2014

In this unflinching new play, a star's spectacular fall from grace leaves a bitter legacy for his family

Accolade (St James Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 18 Nov 2014

Blanche McIntyre directs Emlyn Williams' tale of sex, scandal and blackmail

Pomona (Orange Tree Theatre)
By Miriam Zendle · 17 Nov 2014

Director Ned Bennett has "struck gold" in his new production based on the dark Alistair McDowall thriller

Othello (St. Leonard's Church, Shoreditch)
By Will Stone · 17 Nov 2014

Benjamin Blyth's production of the Shakespearian tragedy opens the two part winter season at the St. Leonard's Church

Glare (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 17 Nov 2014

A new sci-fi opera rescued from bathos by its musical excellence