UK Reviews

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2.5★ ★ (★)
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Another Way

There are occasionally evenings in the theatre when you know, just by walking through the door into the auditorium, that you’re in for a good time. Th...
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3.0★ ★ ★
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Farrugut North

Stephen Bellamy (Max Irons) is a 25-year-old press secretary for a U.S. Democratic Party’s presidential candidate nominee, ‘a player on a meteoric ris...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Matilda the Musical

    Warning: exceptionally talented young children ahead. The tale of Matilda – the classic underdog, the David versus Goliath if you ...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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When Midnight Strikes

  The Gatehouse Pub creates a quaint ambience and a surprisingly spacious upstairs theatre for this heartfelt, catchy, entertaining musical. ...
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2.5★ ★ (★)
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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...
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5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Hysteria

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 stage...
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2.0★ ★
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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 pro...
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4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Fleabag

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 perform...
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3.0★ ★ ★
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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 ...
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4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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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 Wells is a ...