Reviews

Anything Goes (Sheffield Crucible)
By Ruth Kilner

Daniel Evans' take on the Cole Porter classic is a "raunchy, punchy and colourful delight"

The Christmas Truce (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Erica Whyman directs Phil Porter's new family play inspired by real events of exactly 100 years ago

Cinderella (New Wimbledon Theatre)

Dallas star Linda Gray, comedian Tim Vine and dancer Wayne Sleep join the cast of this year's Wimbledon panto

The Wind in the Willows (Vaudeville Theatre)
By Jane Martin

The Riverbank and Wild Wood come vividly to life in this charming family tale

Aladdin (Stevenage – panto)

Chris Jordan and his pantomime producing company can be relied on to present a traditional show with a few tweaks to keep the audience's attention.

Jack and the Beanstalk (Peterborough - panto)

It's surprising how effective a comparatively simple pantomime can be, given a good script, committed performances and a simple setting.

Apartment 40C (London Theatre Workshop)
By Carole Gordon

The new musical opened at London Theatre Workshop last week

Jack and the Beanstalk (Park Theatre)
By Laurna Robertson

'If you think panto is dated and not your cup of tea, try the Park Theatre's'

Peter Pan (Watermill, Newbury)
By Judi Herman

A streamlined version of JM Barrie's classic children's story takes flight

Tristan und Isolde (Royal Opera House)

Christof Loy's 2009 production revived for the first time with a superlative cast