5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung

Fierce, obsessive, passionate, and confounding, Robert Lepage's famed production of Béla Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle, and Arnold Schoenberg's Erwart...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Carrie – The Musical

Back in 1986, and fresh from a financially lucrative co-production with Cameron Mackintosh - a little known show whittled from a doorstep of a French ...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Lonely Soldier Monologues

Sometimes, in the ‘comment’ section of the more left-wing papers, an article will materialise about the damaging effects of war, or the difficulti...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

My Children! My Africa!

Set in South Africa in 1985, Athol Fugard’s ‘My Children! My Africa!’ (1989) is all about divisions and oppositions: black and white, younger an...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Ah, Wilderness!

Ah, Wilderness! is billed as a comedy, one of very few written by O’Neill, and it has tended to be held up as a contrast to his more doom-laden, har...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Blood

On the surface, Blood seems like a simple story: boy meets girl, they fall in love, their family tears them apart and they find some way, somehow, to ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Spalding Suite

Many hands and creative minds have gone into making The Spalding Suite the eclectic production it is. What makes this fact quite so remarkable is the ...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Verb, “To Love”

Boasting one of the oldest pub theatres in London, the Old Red Lion in Islington reaches out to the LGBT community, but this uplifting account of the ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Portia Coughlan

Boasting one of the oldest pub theatres in London, the Old Red Lion in bustling and trendy Islington usually fills its small auditorium with an apprec...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

A Mad World My Masters

The sleaze of 1950s Soho makes a surprisingly perfect backdrop for the Royal Shakespeare Company and English Touring Theatre's sexy and energetic A Ma...