Critics

Full casting announced for Photograph 51
The UK première of Anna Ziegler's play opens at the Noel Coward Theatre in September
Matt Trueman: Choosing what to review is a critical decision
'Critics should represent the spectrum of theatre being made as fully as possible'
Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies
Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past
Mark Strong, Antony Sher and Patsy Ferran attend Critics' Circle Awards
Winners and critics gathered at the Prince of Wales Theatre earlier today
Jonathan Kent: Gypsy is proof that new musicals can succeed
Speaking at today's Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, the director said making musicals work is a 'crapshoot'
Mark Strong and Helen McCrory win at Critics' Circle Awards
This year's critics' picks also included Gypsy and King Charles III
Addams Family musical eyes long-awaited West End debut?
By Editorial Staff
The page-to-stage show defied critics on Broadway five years ago
Matt Trueman: Why Birdman is wrong to blast critics
Alejandro González Iñárittu's new film is scathing about critics, but it gets it all wrong. The best criticism takes courage, says Matt Trueman
Kristin Scott Thomas reaches 'new peak' in Old Vic Electra
By Nicole Goldstein
Critics have gone wild for Ian Rickson's production of Sophocles' great tragedy
Telegraph critic Charles Spencer announces retirement
The critic, 59, was noted for his personal and humorous writing style