4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Dolphins and Sharks

This riveting play comes to London from New York.  Author James Anthony Tyler creates a brilliant scenario in which the modern wage slaves of Harlem ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Don Giovanni

Andrei Serban’s new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Bucharest National Opera House focuses on the theatrical and visual aspect...
2.0★ ★

Eine Stunde Ruhe

What one wouldn’t give for just an hour’s peace and quiet? Of course, maybe one doesn’t deserve an hour’s peace and quiet.
What Shadows Birmingham Rep _credit Mihaela Bodlovic
2.0★ ★

What Shadows

‘The Birmingham Speech’. That is what Enoch Powell termed his diatribe better known to most by the moniker ‘Rivers of Blood’.
La Bohème 2017 © ROH Photo Katherine Ashmore
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

La bohème

Covent Garden’s new production of La Bohème, replacing the much loved Copley version which has been re-appearing for forty years, is splendid but p...
THE MARCH ON RUSSIA by David Storey - Orange Tree Theatre - photo by Helen Maybanks
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The March on Russia

This production of The March on Russia by Orange Tree Theatre, in association with Up in Arms, brings an intricate family drama, steeped in national a...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

so go the ghosts of mexico part two

This play is a tapestry of culture and menace that refuses to release you from its grip. Crime scene dead body outlines on the floor are integrated into a vibrant folkloric design...
One Day Maybe Hull Truck Theatre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

One Day, Maybe

From the moment Grandma (played by the brilliant Mee-young KIM) shuffles with her trolley into a too-bright lift that takes us up to the world of the ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★


Your reviewer is old enough to remember when Rosemary Clooney had songs in the ‘Hit Parade’, as we used to call it, songs which were frequently he...