Reviews

Invincible (St James Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 16 Jul 2014

Torben Betts successfully skewers class tensions and the north/south divide

Shutters (Park Theatre)
By Laurna Robertson · 15 Jul 2014

The triptych of plays at the Park Theatre explores the journey of women over the last hundred years

Alice: The Musical (tour – Burwell)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 14 Jul 2014

Family shows performed out-of-doors have to offer more than drama and music to hold and audience. Cambridge Touring Theatre does it with costumes.

Miss Julie/Black Comedy (Chichester Festival Theatre)
By Maxwell Cooter · 11 Jul 2014

The double bill in the Minerva Theatre prove to be an odd pairing

Perseverance Drive (Bush Theatre)
By Miriam Zendle · 11 Jul 2014

Robin Soans' new play at the Bush Theatre sparkles

La bohème (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 10 Jul 2014

Puccini's most popular opera returns to Covent Garden in John Copley's 40-year-old staging

Intimate Apparel (Park Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 10 Jul 2014

Lynn Nottage's play spins dramatic gold from an unlikely premise

Richard III (Trafalgar Studios)
By Maxwell Cooter · 10 Jul 2014

Martin Freeman shows some nice touches in Jamie Lloyd's 70s-set production, but lacks menace

King Lear (tour – Bury St Edmunds)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 9 Jul 2014

Last year's production of "King Lear" by Shakespeare's Globe is once more on its travels. A short UK tour then takes Bill Buckhurst's compressed staging to the USA after a brief season on the South Bank.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Gielgud Theatre)
By Rosie Bannister · 9 Jul 2014

The National Theatre production is as impressive as ever on its return to the West End