Madama Butterfly ©ROH. PHOTO BILL COOPER
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Madama Butterfly

Madam Butterfly seems to be the opera that houses turn to as a cash cow when times are hard. It is an opera with a small cast - if you skimp on Butter...
Kicked in the sh*tter 5 Stars By Leon Fleming The Hope Theatre
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Kicked in the Sh*tter

We don’t know where the play is taking place and we don’t know anybody’s name. But we don’t need to and you might not even notice until the en...
2.0★ ★

Seventeen

Matthew Whittet’s new play started life at the Belvoir Theatre, Sydney in 2015 and now transfers to London for a short season with a new and English...
2.0★ ★

Tamburlaine

This rare staging of Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine by a British East Asian company, Yellow Earth (formed in 1995) is rather disappointing becaus...
The Frogs Jermyn Street Theatre
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The Frogs

I love this show. I can’t deny it. Not just because it sounds far bigger than the tiny space it’s now inhabiting (thanks to Tim Sutton’s new orc...
Roman Tragedies by Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Barbican Centre. Photo Jan Versweyveld
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Roman Tragedies

Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra is a total theatre experience. The Flemish director ...
The Monkey - Theatre 503. Photo Simon Annand
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Monkey

A drab council flat in Bermondsey is the home of Thick Al (George Whitehead), a small-scale drug dealer, who owes money to Tel (Morgan Watkins), a par...
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Eugene Onegin

For a school to take on a production of Eugene Onegin might seem over-ambitious madness – Whitgift School has done just that and made a storming suc...
Limehouse, Donmar Warehouse. Photo Jack Sain
3.0★ ★ ★

Limehouse

Limehouse pulls you at the heart of Britain’s dismantling political scene in 1981, while sarcastically drawing parallels to the politics of today. ...