Matilda the Musical by Roald Dahl
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Matilda the Musical

    Warning: exceptionally talented young children ahead. The tale of Matilda – the classic underdog, the David versus Goliath if yo...
When Midnight Strikes by Grant Murphy and Damian Sandys
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

When Midnight Strikes

  The Gatehouse Pub creates a quaint ambience and a surprisingly spacious upstairs theatre for this heartfelt, catchy, entertaining musical. ...
Springs Eternal by Susan Glaspell
2.5★ ★ (★)

Springs Eternal

The bracket around the third star indicates, quite deliberately, that this is a difficult dramatic event to review. As has become customary, the Orang...
Hysteria by Terry Johnson
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★


There are many punchy and hilariously funny lines in Terry Johnson’s Hysteria. You can read the play to yourself and laugh out loud. Watching it sta...
The Proposal and The Bear by Anton Chekov
2.0★ ★

The Proposal & The Bear

The Proposal  There's something a little embarrassing about seeing the minor work (or in this case, the very minor work) of a great artist. The pr...
Fleabag by Phoebe Waller-Bridge
4.0★ ★ ★ ★


I laughed for nearly an hour straight and left the theatre sad. There is something heart wrenching in Fleabag, this one-woman play written and perfor...
3.0★ ★ ★

Afraid of the Dark

Reading the blurb for this show (which is set, with self-conscious irony, in a Hollywood B-movie studio famed for lurid horror pics) I was pleasantly ...
West Side Story by Arthur Laurents
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

West Side Story

How do you solve a problem like Maria? No this isn’t the wrong musical it’s the key to getting West Side Story.  This offering at Sadler’s Well...
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4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Next to Normal

At the end of opening night, the renowned Singaporean actor Adrian Pang addressed the audience after his performance, thanking them for coming to a pl...
The Secret Agent by Matthew Hurt (adapted from the novel by Joseph Conrad)
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Secret Agent

The Young Vic theatre is a blend of the old and the new. It was opened in 1960s socialist Britain, as a place where the next generation of actors, dir...