Reviews

Review: Il trovatore (Royal Opera House)
A rapid return for Covent Garden's 2016 staging of Verdi's popular opera
Review: Beauty on the Piste (Above the Stag)
By Chris Doyle
The Above the Stag panto is not your usual family-friendly Christmas affair
Review: Thebes Land (Arcola)
Sergio Bianco's play is a mix of truth and fiction about a man who killed his own father with a fork
Review: Pinocchio (King's Head Theatre)
Charles Court Opera returns to the King's Head for their tenth annual 'boutique' pantomime
Review: Peter Pan (Olivier, National Theatre)
Sally Cookson's take on JM Barrie's boy who never grew up stars Paul Hilton
Review: Licensed to Ill (Southwark Playhouse)
This tribute to the Beastie Boys is a heartfelt bundle of energy and anarchy
Review: The Seven Acts of Mercy (Swan Theatre)
Anders Lustgarten's new play follows a retired dock worker and his grandson, and plays over a period of 400 years
Review: Peter and the Starcatcher (Royal & Derngate)
Evelyn Hoskins stars in this prequel to the Peter Pan story that has finally made its way over from Broadway
Review: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh)
Anthony Neilson directs and adapts Lewis Carroll's classic in Edinburgh for Christmas
Review: The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse)
Emma Rice's first show in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker is an out-and-out triumph