Reviews

Sleeping Booty! (Leicester Square Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 28 Nov 2014

Billed as disgusting, vile and vulgar, Sleeping Booty! is packed with all the ingredients for a very grown-up pantomime

An Ideal Husband (Chichester Festival Theatre)
By Maxwell Cooter · 28 Nov 2014

'The pace is deathly slow and for a play with such a threadbare plot'

Mother Goose (Hackney Empire)
By Michael Coveney · 28 Nov 2014

Clive Rowe stands out as he returns to Hackney Empire for the panto season

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Unicorn Theatre)
By Colin Marks · 27 Nov 2014

The original story that inspired Tchaikovsky's ballet is reimagined for children

Once (Phoenix Theatre)
By Ben Hewis · 25 Nov 2014

Ronan Keating makes his theatrical debut in the stage adaptation of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's Oscar-winning film

Howie the Rookie (Barbican Pit)
By Jane Martin · 24 Nov 2014

Tom Vaughan-Lowler makes Mark O'Rowe's play his own

The Gospel According to the Other Mary (London Coliseum)
By Mark Valencia · 22 Nov 2014

Like El Niño before it, John Adams's new opera is really a staged concert piece - but it's a fine one

God Bless the Child (Royal Court)
By Theo Bosanquet · 21 Nov 2014

The Royal Court Upstairs becomes a classroom for Molly Davies' new play

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 21 Nov 2014

Fleecing women and outsmarting each other, the scoundrels are still ruling the Riviera in Jerry Mitchell's slick production

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

Britten's chamber piece well served by Hampstead Garden Opera