Reviews

Priscilla Queen of the Desert tour (Manchester Opera House)
By Ron Simpson
Duncan James impresses in this imaginative and 'flamboyantly over the top show' by Simon Phillips
You Won't Succeed on Broadway If You Don't Have Any Jews (St James Theatre)
By Holly Williams
Sophie Evans and Lloyd Daniels star in this loose history of Jewish composers and lyricists in musical theatre
Lanark (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh)
David Greig's adaptation of Alasdair Gray's "Life in Four Books" is a 'must-see triumph'
McQueen (Theatre Royal Haymarket)
By Alun Hood
John Caird's production of James Phillips' dark play transfers to the West End from the St James Theatre
The Magic Flute (Festival Theatre, Edinburgh)
Following their hit Golem, 1927 return to Edinburgh with a "non-stop visual treat to accompany Mozart's strange fairytale"
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