Reviews

Noël and Gertie (Frinton)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 13 Aug 2014

You could sum up the 50-odd year friendship between Noël Coward and Gertrude Lawrence in the title of the musical which Coward wrote in 1929 – "Bitter Sweet".

Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Rosie Bannister · 13 Aug 2014

'Horne has wanted to do this show for more than a decade, and with his infectious excitement, be grateful he finally got round to it'

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Rosie Bannister · 13 Aug 2014

The Reduced Shakespeare Company are back, doing what they do best

The Immortal Hour (Finborough Theatre)
By Mark Valencia · 13 Aug 2014

Rutland Boughton's half-forgotten opera is revived for its centenary

Freak (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Catherine Love · 13 Aug 2014

Anna Jordan's two-hander makes some salient points but is let down by the delivery

Horizontal Collaboration (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 13 Aug 2014

David Leddy's new show at the Traverse creates confusion of the wrong sort

True Brits (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 13 Aug 2014

'This is novelistic writing, rather than dramatic writing, in the manner of Zadie Smith or Hanif Kureishi'

Siddhartha, the Musical (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Kieran Johnson · 12 Aug 2014

Making its UK debut, this Italian production follows the story of young Prince Siddhartha after he discovers the reality of life outside his palace

Robin Ince's Blooming Buzzing Confusion (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Rosie Bannister · 12 Aug 2014

Ince sets out to explore conciousness in his latest solo show

NewsRevue 2014 (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Rosie Bannister · 12 Aug 2014

Nick Clegg asks David Cameron to build a snowman in this year's NewsRevue