Henry V (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon)
Gregory Doran continues the journey through Shakespeare's History Plays, with Alex Hassell as Henry V
Dinner with Saddam (Menier Chocolate Factory)
Steven Berkoff stars as the Iraqi dictator in Anthony Horowitz's new play
Octagon (Arcola)
By Editorial Staff
'A wrangling, gut-wrenching exploration of the competitive spirit'
Mr Foote's Other Leg (Hampstead Theatre)
Simon Russell Beale stars in Ian Kelly's adaptation of his book about the legendary Georgian celebrity
The Cocktail Party (Print Room at the Coronet)
By Jane Kemp
The party never quite gets going in this revival of TS Eliot's drama of guilt and matrimonial wrangling
Hangmen (Royal Court)
Martin McDonagh returns in triumph with a black comedy set during the aftermath of the abolition of capital punishment
Martyr (Unicorn Theatre)
Marius von Mayenburg's 2012 play is 'more emblematic than penetrating' in this ATC production
Jane Eyre (National Theatre, Lyttelton)
Sally Cookson directs this devised version of Charlotte Bronte's classic
Casa Valentina (Southwark Playhouse)
By Jo Caird
Luke Sheppard directs Harvey Fierstein's play, the second of his shows to open in London this week
F*ck the Polar Bears (Bush Theatre)
Caroline Byrne directs Tanya Ronder's surreal new comedy