The Red Shoes, From Home, Matthew Bourne

The Red Shoes, From Home, Matthew Bourne

ballet review: ‘The flexibility of theatre on ...
Small Island

Small Island

National Theatre Live on YouTube, stage review: ...
The Madness of George III

The Madness of George III

National Theatre Live on YouTube, stage review: ...
Coriolanus

Coriolanus

National Theatre Live on YouTube, stage review: ...
TOM, Wilkie Branson

TOM, Wilkie Branson

Sadler’s Wells Digital Stage, dance review: ...
A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire

National Theatre Live on YouTube, stage review: ...
Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

National Theatre Live on YouTube, stage review. ...
Lockdown? Lock-in! festival, Breakin’ Convention

Lockdown? Lock-in! festival, Breakin’ Convention

“Isolating but not isolated! We still connect, ...
Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Like with chocolate, cocktails or puppies, two ...
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

National Theatre Live on YouTube, stage review: ...
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

National Theatre Live, stage review We are back ...
Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

National Theatre Live on YouTube, stage review: ...
Revisor

Revisor

Humour is not an alien concept in the world of ...
Isadora Now, Triple Bill

Isadora Now, Triple Bill

‘Mesmerising showcase of an extraordinary woman ...
A Westminster Story

A Westminster Story

Reeling from the death of their mother, Scottish ...
Time and Tide

Time and Tide

 ‘A touching if predictable look at small-town ...
Pina Bausch’s Bluebeard, Sadler’s Wells

Pina Bausch’s Bluebeard, Sadler’s Wells

‘Clever, funny and harrowing’ Straight from the ...
Barboun, Old Street, food review

Barboun, Old Street, food review

‘Soaring highs and plummeting lows’ A small walk ...
Albion

Albion

‘A beautiful parable for modern times’ Dappled ...
Gut

Gut

‘Thrilling, inquisitive and well-acted’ Who is ...
Bong Bong’s Manila Kanteen, Hackney Road, Food Review

Bong Bong’s Manila Kanteen, Hackney Road, Food Review

‘Dishes that will astound a jaded London’ ...
Galactik Ensemble, Optraken

Galactik Ensemble, Optraken

‘If all mime is this energetic, sign me up’ Just ...
Sex/ Crime

Sex/ Crime

It may have bitten off more than it can chew in ...
Four Play

Four Play

Jake Brunger’s sexual comedy Four Play returns ...
The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

‘Lavish, beautiful and devilishly funny’ In the ...
Top Cuvée, Highbury, Food Review

Top Cuvée, Highbury, Food Review

‘Charming, lively evening filled with wine and ...
MARVIN KHOO & TEMPLE OF FINE ARTS

MARVIN KHOO & TEMPLE OF FINE ARTS

‘Exceptional dance company conjures up myth and ...
Daffodil Mulligan, Shoreditch, food review

Daffodil Mulligan, Shoreditch, food review

‘Irish fine dining delivers clever flavours’ On ...
Acosta Danza

Acosta Danza

‘Cuban dance troupe at its eclectic best’ Carlos ...
Emanuel Gat, Works

Emanuel Gat, Works

 ‘Experimental dance without the pretension’ ...
As You Like It

As You Like It

‘Brave but messy reinvention’ “The course of ...
Reputation

Reputation

Posed, well-choreographed and chirpy this story ...
The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones

‘Slick look at life in all its shades’ After ...
Vassa

Vassa

‘Classic family drama is given a good shake’ ...
Ivanov

Ivanov

‘A shining cast dimmed by technical flaws’ ...
Vins, Canonbury, food review:

Vins, Canonbury, food review:

 ‘Luxurious nibbling, if a little pricey’ Vins ...
GLASS. Kill. BLUEBEARD. IMP,

GLASS. Kill. BLUEBEARD. IMP,

Caryl Churchill’s quartet of plays simmer along, ...
Giselle

Giselle

‘Dark, twisted and imaginative’ When was the ...
Fame

Fame

Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ Your name up ...
What Girls Are Made Of

What Girls Are Made Of

A rocking concept makes this gig theatre an ...
FIGURE A SEA

FIGURE A SEA

2.0 stars   As we pile into the Southbank ...
The Secret River

The Secret River

4.0 stars Still reeling from the death of ...
Appropriate

Appropriate

4.0 stars   The great tradition of watching ...
Oddball

Oddball

Star rating: two stars ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ✩ Oddball is ...
The Doctor

The Doctor

The Doctor, Almeida Theatre: ‘High-calibre, ...
Tales of the Turntable

Tales of the Turntable

ZooNation crashes into the Southbank Centre’s ...
Wills & Vere, The Starship Osiris

Wills & Vere, The Starship Osiris

The comedy of catastrophe is a very British ...
Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar, Barbican Theatre: , ...
Southern Belles

Southern Belles

Southern Belles, King’s Head Theatre: ‘A raw, ...
Schlong Song

Schlong Song

Deliciously devilish, irrepressibly irreverent, ...
The View Upstairs

The View Upstairs

Be sure to have plenty of tissues at the ready ...
Amour

Amour

Having only lasted two weeks on Broadway in 2002 ...
The Picture of Dorian Grey

The Picture of Dorian Grey

Sex, murder hedonism, and art. What more could ...
Vessel

Vessel

From the primordial darkness, inhuman shapes ...
Toast

Toast

Welcomed in by the comforting smell of toast, I ...
3 Rounds of Amp

3 Rounds of Amp

Pulling together three different pieces all ...
Shit-faced Showtime: Oliver with a Twist

Shit-faced Showtime: Oliver with a Twist

Shit-faced Showtime: Oliver with a Twist ...
Hair

Hair

Kicking off the fiftieth-anniversary production, ...
At Eternity’s Gate

At Eternity’s Gate

Julian Schnabel’s biopic At Eternity’s Gate ...
The White Crow

The White Crow

Managing to make Black Swan look like a bit of ...
Othello

Othello

Shakespeare’s tale of deceit and malice is not ...
The Crown Dual

The Crown Dual

A riotous romp with royals in this electric ...
Undetectable

Undetectable

So much of our lives and even more of our ...
Gaetano Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda

Gaetano Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda

To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, theatre ...
Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

Last night was momentous, not just within the ...
Call Me Vicky

Call Me Vicky

I wanted to love this show so much, because of ...
Bad Girls

Bad Girls

Caught between Orange is the New Black and ...
The Half Moon Shania

The Half Moon Shania

Feminism and fishnets, punk and precarious ...
Cuzco

Cuzco

We have all had our own holidays from hell, the ...
Approaching Empty

Approaching Empty

Plunging into the detailed microcosm of a taxi ...
Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

An Agatha Christie legal drama set in a 1920’s ...
Coming Clean

Coming Clean

“Have an éclair dear, calm yourself down,” and ...
Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

Why do we watch the same plays over and over ...
Cuckoo

Cuckoo

Ambitious, infectious, yet seemingly never, ...
Seussical the Musical

Seussical the Musical

Whimsical, nonsensical, and sadly lacking heart, ...
Dietrich: Natural Duty

Dietrich: Natural Duty

Telling the lesser-known tale of German movie ...
Hadestown

Hadestown

Imagine if Urinetown and Little Shop of Horrors ...
The Wild Duck

The Wild Duck

Henrik Ibsen‘s classic play The Wild Duck is ...
Concert, Colin Dunne

Concert, Colin Dunne

Traditional Irish dancing; the springing, the ...
Sod’s Law

Sod’s Law

A romp through the Regency and a tryst with the ...
Pack of Lies

Pack of Lies

Doilies and deception, surveillance in the 60’s, ...
Point of Echoes

Point of Echoes

Moving sheets billow, and the waves begin to ...
The Prisoner

The Prisoner

“I am here to repair”, calls out our lead, ...
Heathers

Heathers

Lip gloss and murder, a deadly concoction. One ...
Fabric

Fabric

A life dreamed of, yet built using sand that can ...
Dust

Dust

All singing (except without the singing), all ...
Caterpillar

Caterpillar

Memories of sticks of rock and walks along the ...
Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Can Swan Lake ever disappoint? Is the famous ...
Freak

Freak

A bed very similar to Tracey Emin’s famous ...
Getting Over Everest

Getting Over Everest

A tale spanning the sheer destructive power of a ...
Coelacanth

Coelacanth

Humour at its darkest and writing at its best, ...
Emilia

Emilia

“Do not take my anger away from me!” screams ...
Backbone

Backbone

The circus, but not as you know it! Gravity ; ...
Bluebird

Bluebird

“What is going to happen to us all?” a plaintive ...
A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

A story of complex morality and the battle ...
A Womb of One’s Own

A Womb of One’s Own

Sex is a tricky subject universally, over ...
Isadora, I Dance What I Am

Isadora, I Dance What I Am

“Love and art, can they ever exist together?” ...
The Town Hall Affair

The Town Hall Affair

And I quote “The future is just assholes talking ...
Elixir

Elixir

What are the most basic of needs when it comes ...
Bingo

Bingo

“Like a big gay lion called Lesley”, this ...
Rasheeda Speaking

Rasheeda Speaking

The world of office politics can sometimes be a ...
Cowpuncher

Cowpuncher

Can a show that blends the different skills of a ...
The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Two Noble Kinsmen

William Shakespeare’s little known and last ...
TriOperas

TriOperas

Did you ever want to watch 3 incredibly complex ...
Stroke Odysseys

Stroke Odysseys

Theatre is at its best when it has a link to ...
A Sockful of Custard

A Sockful of Custard

An explosion of silliness in a world that has ...
Chess

Chess

So, you thought the 80s were all power ballads ...
Split Ends

Split Ends

Sometimes a piece of theatre can aim too high, ...
The Garden

The Garden

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ...
Thirsty!

Thirsty!

The quote “namaste, bitches” encapsulates! ...