4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Pierre Novellie is Cool Peter

You won’t need the details above, because – alas! – by the time you read this review  you will have missed the show in the intimate upper room ...
2.0★ ★

Queen of Carnage

Queen of Carnage is a performance piece inspired by Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. Some of the music is recognisably Purcell's but the inspiration seems...
Guards at the Taj Bush Theatre Credit Marc Brenner
3.0★ ★ ★

Guards at the Taj

An impressive revitalisation of a late Victorian building, has transformed an old library into a place of culture, where library, café and the Bush T...
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead at The Old Vic. Photos by Manuel Harlan
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead, announces the First Ambassador in Hamlet. The demise of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern is overlooked amidst the b...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

46 Beacon

A hotel room in Boston. Blue wall above the bed receding left and right, three ducks flying in the middle. A man tells us this is the year of drugs an...
Threads The Hope Theatre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Threads

The stage reminds of a post-apocalyptic setting mixed with an untidy student room. The surreal number of cables spanning across furniture and the wall...
The Winter’s Tale A Cheek and Jowl Production Photo Johan Persson
3.0★ ★ ★

The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale is one of Shakespeare’s latest and strangest plays. It’s a mish-mash of genres, with passages of verse that showcase Shakespea...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Plague

Neil Bartlett's world premiere of The Plague is the first stage adaptation of Albert Camus’ novel,  portraying the terror, power and spirit of Camu...
3.0★ ★ ★

Around

The programme note said “Suitable for children aged 4+”.  The poster at the venue said “Suitable for children aged 5+”.  As it turned out, t...
Royal Ballet in Jewels. cROH, 2017. Photographed by Alastair Muir.
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Jewels

With Jewels, George Balanchine gives the Royal Opera House three cleverly varied ballets; Emeralds (to Gabriel Fauré), Rubies (to Igor Stravisky) and...