Review Round-up

Helen McCory masters Medea at the National
By Rebecca Donn · 23 Jul 2014

The show opened at the Olivier in the National Theatre to a warm reception

Critics in a whirl over Arcola's Carousel
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 25 Jun 2014

The classic musical receives an updated, intimate revival at the Arcola

Critics praise 'wired' Kathleen Turner in Bakersfield Mist
By Alexandria Pliskaner · 28 May 2014

Find out what critics made of the European premiere of Bakersfield Mist at the Duchess Theatre, starring award-winning duo Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid

RSC's Mantel pieces transfer in triumph
By Jay Julier · 19 May 2014

The Royal Shakespeare Company's epic adaptations of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies arrive at the West End's Aldwych Theatre following their premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon

Jane Eyre leaves Critics Impressed
By Kris Hallett · 27 Feb 2014

Critics left impressed by Bristol Old Vic's Jane Eyre

Review Round-up: Juliet Stevenson's up to her neck in Happy Days
By Editorial Staff · 5 Feb 2014

Beckett's Happy Days, which famously features a character who spends her time immersed in a mound of earth, has been revived at the Young Vic starring Juliet Stevenson

Is Stephen Ward a hit for Lloyd Webber?
By Editorial Staff · 23 Dec 2013

Andrew Lloyd Webber is no stranger to a mixed critical reception, and his new musical based on the 1963 Profumo Affair, which premiered at the Aldwych Theatre last week, is no exception

Review Round-up: Anne-Marie Duff stars in O'Neill's epic Interlude
By Editorial Staff · 6 Jun 2013
Eugene O'Neill's five-hour, Pulitzer Prize-winning experimental drama Strange Interlude has been revived at the National Theatre, starring Anne-Marie Duff as a woman struggling to balance the men in her life