Reviews

The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare's Globe)
Jonathan Pryce appears alongside his daughter in Jonathan Munby's production
Far from the Madding Crowd (Watermill, Newbury)
By Judi Herman
Hardy's classic romance is brought to life by Jessica Swale's spirited storytelling
Everyman (National Theatre Olivier)
Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in Rufus Norris's inaugural production as artistic director of the National
Beautiful Thing (Tour)
By Jack Revell
The 20th anniversary revival of Jonathan Harvey's play receives another outing
Way Upstream (Chichester Festival Theatre)
Nadia Fall revives Ayckbourn's play at Chichester Festival Theatre
Follies (Royal Albert Hall)
Craig Revel Horwood's concert staging of Sondheim's epic boasted a cast of A-list talent
Closer to Heaven (Union Theatre)
The Pet Shop Boys' 2001 musical struggles to hit the right narrative notes
Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith)
Sean Holmes's production opens the redeveloped theatre
Eclipsed (Gate Theatre)
The dynamics of a warlord's harem play out against the backdrop of the Liberian civil war
American Buffalo (Wyndham's Theatre)
Damian Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge star in Daniel Evans's revival