Reviews

The Medium / The Wanton Sublime (Arcola Theatre)
Barnstorming performances by Hai-Ting Chinn in two modern one-act operas
Mrs Henderson Presents (Theatre Royal, Bath)
Terry Johnson's production is 'charming, a little bit naughty and full of heart' but has some areas which could be tightened
Our Country's Good (National Theatre, Olivier)
Timberlake Wertenbaker's modern classic has 'never seemed less schematic, or more enjoyable'
Hamlet (Barbican) - 'Benedict Cumberbatch rings the changes'
Cumberbatch's much-hyped performance as the Dane does not disappoint
Love, Loss and What I Wore (The Mill at Sonning)
By Judi Herman
Five fabulous women slip in and out of frocks and characters to great effect in this UK premiere
Daphne (Arcola Theatre)
Grimeborn offers a rare opportunity to see Strauss's late opera in performance
Lady Anna: All At Sea (Park Theatre)
A new adaptation of Anthony Trollope's novel goes overboard
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour (Traverse, Edinburgh)
Lee Hall and Vicky Featherstone team up on a blistering adaptation of Alan Warner's The Sopranos
The Great Downhill Journey of Little Tommy (Summerhall, Edinburgh)
'Jonas Vermeleun and Boris Van Severin might be theatre's McFly'
Carmen (Soho Theatre)
OperaUpClose offers a boldly feminist take on the most popular opera of them all