Reviews

Stones In His Pockets (tour – Chelmsford)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 10 Sep 2014

If you were being pretentious, you might say that "Stones In His Pockets" was about the feasibility of aspiration. Yes, it is about a yearning for something different, almost certainly out-of-reach, but its humour hides something much deeper.

Rudy's Rare Records (Birmingham Rep)
By Michael Davies · 10 Sep 2014

Lenny Henry stars in the stage adaptation of the Radio 4 comedy

True West (Tricycle Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 10 Sep 2014

Philip Breen's revival of Sam Shepard's modern classic transfers to London

Land of Our Fathers (Trafalgar Studios)
By Carole Gordon · 10 Sep 2014

Chris Urch's play is "powerfully realised"

Three Men in a Boat (tour – Bury St Edmunds)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 9 Sep 2014

A couple of years ago, this three-hander dramatisation of the Jerome K Jerome classic in a basic – almost minimalist staging – had a thoroughly enjoyable and successful tour.

The Return of the Soldier (Jermyn Street Theatre)
By Susan Elkin · 9 Sep 2014

The musical at the Jermyn Street Theatre starring Michael Matus and Laura Pitt-Pulford is well designed and beautifully acted

Breeders (St James Theatre)
By Theo Bosanquet · 9 Sep 2014

A new comedy about conception proves refreshingly silly

Mojo (White Bear Theatre)
By Amy Guyler · 9 Sep 2014

The new adaptation of Jez Butterworth's play is a "knockout"

Saint Matthew Passion (Royal Albert Hall)
By Simon Thomas · 7 Sep 2014

Iconoclastic director Peter Sellars brings his 2010 staging of Bach's sacred oratorio to the BBC Proms

The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare's Globe)
By Maxwell Cooter · 5 Sep 2014

Blanche McIntyre directs Shakespeare's classic comedy of mistaken identity