Reviews

Neville's Island (Duke of York's)
By Michael Coveney · 22 Oct 2014

'It's Tim Firth's lasting achievement that he's nailed so many macho myths in one delirious, slightly implausible scenario'

How Nigeria Became (Unicorn Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 21 Oct 2014

Black History Month is celebrated at the Unicorn with this play-within-a-play about the birth of Nigeria

Elaine Paige: Page by Page by Paige (Royal Albert Hall)
By Jane Martin · 21 Oct 2014

Elaine Paige says a fond farewell to the stage in a concert that spans her amazing 50 years in musical theatre

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Charing Cross Theatre)
By Mark Valencia · 21 Oct 2014

The 1968 revue by Mort Shuman and Eric Blau is revived underneath the Embankment arches

Das Ding (New Diorama Theatre)
By Susan Elkin · 21 Oct 2014

Praise must go to the stage management team of Stone Crabs Theatre's latest production

The Scottsboro Boys (Garrick Theatre)
By Catherine Love · 21 Oct 2014

'Nothing about the Scottsboro Nine's case makes it obvious material for a musical, but then Kander and Ebb aren't about obvious'

Our Town (Almeida Theatre)
By Catherine Love · 20 Oct 2014

David Cromer's refreshing new version of Thornton Wilder's play amplifies its emphasis on the ordinary

The Turn of the Screw (Glyndebourne Tour)
By Mark Valencia · 19 Oct 2014

Jonathan Kent's peerless production of Britten's ghost opera, impeccably revived

Life on the Moon (English Touring Opera)
By Simon Thomas · 18 Oct 2014

ETO launches its autumn tour - at Hackney Empire - with a rarely-performed Haydn opera

The Marriage of Figaro (London Coliseum)
By Mark Valencia · 17 Oct 2014

Fiona Shaw's hilarious yet deeply considered account of Mozart's masterpiece returns to English National Opera