Floyd Collins Wilton's Music Hall
2.0★ ★

Floyd Collins

I’d forgotten just how tedious the first act of Floyd Collins actually is. That’s not to say that this is a bad production. Far from it. Jonathan Butterell makes a very sound fist of directing his talented ...
Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Jesus Christ Superstar

It’s forty-four years since Jesus Christ Superstar opened at The Palace Theatre, forty-five since its 1971 Broadway opening. Based on Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice’s 1970 ‘concept’ (double) album, ...
Triple Entendre – Love, Life, and Other Stuff The Canal Cafe Theatre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Triple Entendre – Love, Life, and Other Stuff

There’s talent by the bucket-load from this rather twisted triumvirate of triple-threat young women who pop out onto the stage at The Canal Café Theatre with the voices of angels and the vocabulary of Liverp...
Savage at the Arts Theatre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★


As I sit here writing this review there is a leadership election being undertaken in the UK for someone to take David Cameron’s place as head of The Conservative Party. Among the five contenders still in t...
The Go-Between Apollo Theatre (Helen Maybanks) 2
3.0★ ★ ★

The Go-Between

There is really only one reason why Richard Taylor and David Wood’s 2011 theatrical version of the 1953 L.P. Hartley novel, The Go-Between, should be occupying a commercial theatre on Shaftesbusy Avenue, and ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★


There's certainly no lack of ambition in the production of Maury Yeston's Titanic which has just berthed at The Charing Cross Theatre in approximately the same production as was last seen back in 2013 at Southw...
Poppies The Space
3.0★ ★ ★

Poppies: A New Musical

Poppies, which has just opened at The Space on Westferry Road, has the best constructed and written book for a new musical I've seen anywhere in London this year. Written by Laura Kaye Thomson and Lizzie Bou...
Devilish a Musical Comedy Landor Theatre
3.0★ ★ ★


There's a lot to recommend Devilish which has just opened at The Landor in Clapham. The set is simple, but clever and charming (David Shields, who is also responsible for costume), the largely young ensemble ar...
Sunset Boulevard The London Coliseum
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard first opened at the Adelphi in 1993, with Patti LuPone playing the ‘faded star of yester-year’. It boasted not only one of the most beautiful and detailed sets ever seen on a West End stage...
Funny GIrl Savoy Theatre
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Funny Girl

Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl. That’s how it’s billed, and rightly so, as it was very definitely Ms Smith’s presence that caused this actually rather imperfect 1963 Jule Styne show to sell out at The Menie...