3.0★ ★ ★

Dear Lupin

Dear Lupin’s stage adaptation of Roger Mortimer’s letters tells the story of a loving father and the struggles of coping with his wayward son. The...
3.0★ ★ ★

Crossing Jerusalem

In Crossing Jerusalem the action takes place over a 24hr period, as the Kaufmann family – as dysfunctional and secretive as they come – crosses re...
3.0★ ★ ★

La Boheme

Puccini’s tear-jerker masterpiece seems to hold a special appeal for companies who aim to present old classics in stripped down and modernised form....
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Heresy of Love

The Heresy of Love is a brilliant new play by Helen Edmundson and has been skillfully staged by John Dove in what is a simple but powerful production....
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Three Little Pigs

It isn’t everyday that you leave the theatre to the strain of your fellow audience members enthusiastically singing the songs of the show they’ve ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

London Town – The Musical

Hackney Picturehouse has a varied programme of arts events on its top floor Hackney Attic. The programme features storytelling, poetry and music night...
1.0

The Clown of Clowns

As part of their annual Grimeborn Opera Festival, the Arcola debuts what is undoubtedly the worst performance I have ever seen. You know what it's ...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Hamlet: Who’s There?

Hamlet is usually considered to be Shakespeare’s longest play, with the full text taking about five hours to perform. It’s not unusual, then, for ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Tiger Lillies Perform Hamlet

The Tiger Lillies – described on Wikipedia as the forefathers of Brechtian Punk Cabaret – were never going to have a conventional take on Hamlet. ...