My Night with Reg (Apollo Theatre)

'Robert Hastie's fine revival proves Elyot's real mastery was for melancholy'

Oppenheimer (Swan Theatre, RSC)

Tom Morton Smith's new play is a thought-provoking and intelligent examination of the creation of the A-bomb

Andrea Chénier (Royal Opera House)

Giordano's opera of the French Revolution returns to Covent Garden in a conventional new staging

Bad Jews (St James Theatre)

'If you can handle a non-stop verbal onslaught which includes two c-bombs, then get yourself down to the St James Theatre'

The Changeling (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse)

Hattie Morahan stars in Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's 'oddball tragedy'

King Lear (Holy Trinity Church, Guildford)

Brian Blessed stars opposite his daughter in this adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy

Islands (Bush Theatre)

Olivier Award-nominated Caroline Horton's new play about tax havens has opened at the west London venue

Upper Cut (Southwark Playhouse)

Juliet Gilkes Romero's timely play centres on a rising star politician on the eve of a general election (Park Theatre)
By Amardeep Sohi (@AmardeepSohi1)

Michael Kingsbury's play features strong performances but is somewhat uneven

The Talented Mr Ripley (New Diorama Theatre)
By Susan Elkin

The Faction's season at the New Diorama Theatre continues