Reviews

Bakkhai (Almeida)
Ben Whishaw stars in the second production of the Islington venue's Greek season
Kid Critic: Horrible Histories (Garrick Theatre)
By Edward Macneill
Our Kid Critic Edward Macneill, aged 10, gives the lowdown on the third instalment of Barmy Britain
Talking Heads (Bath Theatre Royal)
Karl Theobald stands out in this revival of Alan Bennett's monologues
Three Days in the Country (National Theatre, Lyttelton)
Mark Gatiss and John Simm star in Patrick Marber's adaptation of Turgenev's A Month in the Country
Saul (Glyndebourne)
Handel's oratorio in a wildly imaginative staging by Barrie Kosky
Songs For A New World (St James Theatre)
Jenna Russell impresses in Jason Robert Brown's seminal song cycle
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Open Air, Regent's Park)
Laura Pitt-Pulford and Alex Gaumond star in this revival of the 1978 stage show
American Idiot (Arts Theatre)
Aaron Sidwell impresses in this revival of Green Day's post 9/11 musical
L'amore dei tre Re (Holland Park)
A fiery tale of sex, revenge and death to conclude a strong OHP season
Richard II (Shakespeare's Globe)
'A highly intelligent and fast-moving production'