Theatre Reviews

The Time Machine (The London Library)

The Time Machine (The London Library, until April 5th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Not only do you get the chance to immerse yours...

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Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival, until March 12th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Think of adoption and your mind may well...

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Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival, February 18th-22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extra scoops of ice cream, cream ca...

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Blithe Spirit (Richmond Theatre)

Blithe Spirit (Richmond Theatre, until February 22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Classic comedy drama by the mighty Noël Coward...

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On McQuillan’s Hill (Finborough Theatre)

On McQullian’s Hill (Finborough Theatre, until February 29th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A pulsating rhythm and elegant ly...

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Autoreverse (Battersea Arts Centre)

Autoreverse (Battersea Arts Centre, until February 22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The importance of remembering – and forgett...

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Persona (Riverside Studios)

Persona (Riverside Studios, until February 23rd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ One of the most controversial films of its time, whic...

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Alice’s Adventures Under Ground (Royal Opera House)

Alice’s Adventures Under Ground (Royal Opera House, London, until February 9th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ An unconventional r...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Wilton’s Music Hall)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Wilton’s Music Hall, until February 15th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ With a sprinkling of...

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First Time (VAULT Festival)

First Time (VAULT Festival, until February 2nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Hope is the beating heart of an incisive and intell...

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Four Play (Above the Stag)

Four Play (Above the Stag, until February 22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Relationships in the 21st Century are explored and iss...

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The Morning After (Above the Stag)

The Morning After (Above the Stag, until March 1st) ⭐ In the 1970s many television sitcoms attracted thousands of...

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Sex/Crime (Soho Theatre)

Sex/Crime (Soho Theatre, until February 1st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Imagine if Joe Orton had been asked to write the crime th...

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Fragments of a Complicated Mind (Theatre 503)

Fragments of a Complicated Mind (Theatre 503, until February 1st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Artistic subversion should lead to s...

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Fix (Pleasance Theatre)

Fix (Pleasance Theatre, until February 1st) ⭐⭐⭐1/2 Fables from East Asia mix with the darkest of European fai...

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The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People (Old Red Lion Theatre)

The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People (Old Red Lion Theatre, Islington, until February 1st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐...

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Lullabies for the Lost (Old Red Lion Theatre)

Lullabies for the Lost (Old Red Lion Theatre, London, until February 1st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Airing dirty laundry in publ...

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The Process (The Bunker)

The Process (The Bunker, until February 1st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Language, communication, understanding, conformity, po...

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Tom Brown’s Schooldays (Union Theatre)

Tom Brown’s Schooldays (Union Theatre, London, until February 2nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2 A moving and highly original t...

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Lexicon (The Roundhouse, Camden)

Lexicon (The Roundhouse, Camden, until January 18th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Circus skills with a mischievous edge delight and...

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The Importance of Being Earnest (Tower Theatre)

The Importance of Being Earnest  [played by immigrants] (Tower Theatre, until January 18th) ⭐⭐⭐ A quintessen...

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Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass (Leicester Square Spiegeltent)

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass (Leicester Square Spiegeltent, until January 5th) ⭐⭐...

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The Snow Queen (Park Theatre)

The Snow Queen (Park Theatre, until January 4th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A warm-hearted adaptation of a frosty fairy tale clas...

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42nd Street (Upstairs at the Gatehouse)

42nd Street (Upstairs at the Gatehouse, until January 26th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ When the huge recent big budget product...

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The Little Prince (The Place)

The Little Prince (The Place, until December 24th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A magical dance, music and drama version of one...

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The Arrival (Bush Theatre)

The Arrival (Bush Theatre, until January 18th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A persuasive drama underlining the need to keep sibling...

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Goldilocks and the Three Musketeers (Battersea Arts Centre)

Goldilocks and the Three Musketeers (Battersea Arts Centre, until December 31st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A madcap mash-up o...

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The Wind of Heaven (Finborough Theatre)

The Wind of Heaven (Finborough Theatre, until December 21st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Faith, hope and community at a time of...

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The Entertainer (Richmond Theatre)

The Entertainer (Richmond Theatre, until November 30th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Updating a classic play might be regarded by s...

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Soho Cinders (Charing Cross Theatre)

Soho Cinders (Charing Cross Theatre, until December 21st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A charming revamp of a classic fairy tale is...

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Nigel Slater’s Toast (Richmond Theatre)

Nigel Slater’s Toast (Richmond Theatre, until October 26th and touring) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The mouth-watering story...

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A New Dawn (Kings Head Theatre)

A New Dawn (Kings Head Theatre, October 20th/Union Theatre, October 21st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Personal and political hopes...

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The Ice Cream Boys (Jermyn Street Theatre)

The Ice Cream Boys (Jermyn Street Theatre, until November 2nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ South African politics in a post-Aparth...

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Femme Fatale (Omnibus Theatre)

Femme Fatale (Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, until October 27th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ An unlikely meeting of two eccentrics duri...

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We Anchor In Hope (Bunker Theatre)

We Anchor in Hope (The Bunker Theatre, until October 19th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Leading 18th century writer, Samuel John...

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Now Is the Time to Say Nothing (Battersea Arts Centre)

Now Is the Time to Say Nothing (Battersea Arts Centre, until October 19th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Dragging yourself away from...

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The Red Palace (The Vaults, Waterloo)

The Red Palace (The Vaults, Waterloo, until January 12th 2020) ⭐⭐⭐ Dark fairy tales with a labyrinthine twis...

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Zeus on the Loose (Fire Nightclub, Vauxhall)

Zeus on the Loose (FIRE Nightclub, Vauxhall, until October 19th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ It’s wild, wanton, shameless, eroti...

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The Life I Lead (Wyndhams)

The Life I Lead (Wyndhams, September 16th – 21st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Walt Disney regarded him as the epitome of...

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The Hound of the Baskervilles (Abney Park Cemetery)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Abney Park Cemetery, until September 29th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A wonderfully atmospheric an...

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Anna Bella Eema (Arcola Theatre)

Anna Bella Eema (Arcola Theatre, until October 12th) ⭐⭐⭐ All too often bizarre drama drowns itself in an unfa...

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Preludes (Southwark Playhouse)

Preludes (Southwark Playhouse, until October 12th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A breathtaking synthesis of musical styles and a...

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How Love Is Spelt (Southwark Playhouse)

How Love Is Spelt (Southwark Playhouse, until September 28th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Brief encounters with lost souls form th...

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Room Service (Bread and Roses, Clapham)

Room Service (Bread and Roses Theatre, Clapham, until September 7th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Artificial intelligence has be...

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My One True Friend (Tristan Bates Theatre)

My One True Friend (Tristan Bates Theatre, until September 14th) ⭐⭐ Racism and reconciliation are at the heart...

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Bruised Fruit (Drayton Arms Theatre)

Bruised Fruit (Drayton Arms Theatre) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ There are times during the strong double bill Bruised Fruit when...

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Warheads (Park Theatre)

Warheads (Park Theatre, until September 7th) ⭐⭐⭐ The mental and physical anguish endured by young soldiers re...

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Legend Trippers (The Other Palace)

Legend Trippers (The Other Palace, until August 17th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Somewhere in the West End grown people are we...

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Showtune (Union Theatre)

Showtune (Union Theatre, until August 24th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Light the sparklers! The best of times – or evenings, a...

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Actually (Trafalgar Studios 2)

Actually (Trafalgar Studios 2, until August 31st) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Powerful and pertinent themes pervade Anna Ziegler...

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Theatre Reviews

The Time Machine (The London Library)

The Time Machine (The London Library, until April 5th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Not only do you get the chance to immerse yours...

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Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival, until March 12th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Think of adoption and your mind may well...

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Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival, February 18th-22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extra scoops of ice cream, cream ca...

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Theatre Reviews

The Time Machine (The London Library)

The Time Machine (The London Library, until April 5th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Not only do you get the chance to immerse yours...

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Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival, until March 12th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Think of adoption and your mind may well...

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Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival, February 18th-22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extra scoops of ice cream, cream ca...

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Blithe Spirit (Richmond Theatre)

Blithe Spirit (Richmond Theatre, until February 22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Classic comedy drama by the mighty Noël Coward...

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Theatre Reviews

The Time Machine (The London Library)

The Time Machine (The London Library, until April 5th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Not only do you get the chance to immerse yours...

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Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival, until March 12th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Think of adoption and your mind may well...

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Theatre Reviews

The Time Machine (The London Library)

The Time Machine (The London Library, until April 5th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Not only do you get the chance to immerse yours...

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Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival, until March 12th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Think of adoption and your mind may well...

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Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival, February 18th-22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extra scoops of ice cream, cream ca...

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Theatre Reviews

The Time Machine (The London Library)

The Time Machine (The London Library, until April 5th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Not only do you get the chance to immerse yours...

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Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Giving Up Marty (Crescent, VAULT Festival, until March 12th) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Think of adoption and your mind may well...

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Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival)

Guilty Pleasures (Crescent, VAULT Festival, February 18th-22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extra scoops of ice cream, cream ca...

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Blithe Spirit (Richmond Theatre)

Blithe Spirit (Richmond Theatre, until February 22nd) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Classic comedy drama by the mighty Noël Coward...

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