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Billy Elliot
The greatest British musical I have ever seen (Telegraph); Enjoyable (Independent) more...


The Book of Mormon
Cleverly written...enormously enjoyable.(Londontheatre.co.uk); Decadent and self-indulgent musical (Telegraph); mildly amusing (Guardian); Loved it (Independent) more...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Hugely inventive production almost overwhelming in its sheer scale and complexity, but magical nonetheless (Londontheatre.co.uk). more...

The Commitments
Scrappy, sometimes hazily sketched proceedings...I just wish there was a bit more content and originality. (Londontheatre.co.uk). more...

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Does at times definitely go too far, beyond healthy vulgarity and into uncomfortable offence.(Londontheatre.co.uk) more...

Jersey Boys
This piece remains very much a jukebox musical (Stage); Slickly animated production (Evening Standard) more...

Les Misérables
The whole production is a wonderful piece of musical theatre (Gary Mack) more...

The Lion King
This is a dazzling show with the heart of a lion (Telegraph); A beautiful dazzle of invention and imagination (Evening Standard) more...

Mamma Mia!
Don't go to the show expecting any gripping story line, just go with the mind of enjoying the songs, reminiscing and having a lot of fun. (londontheatre.co.uk) more...

Matilda The Musical
The best new British musical since Billy Elliot.(Telegraph); Cracking Christmas fun. (Londontheatre.co.uk). more...

Miss Saigon
My senses were regularly dazzled, but I was never moved (LondonTheatre.co.uk); A stone cold hit (Express); High-stakes intensity (Evening Standard) more...

Once
Special and so enjoyable...music that is extraordinarily distinctive, powerfully emotional and hugely affecting – in a word... stunning. (Londontheatre.co.uk). more...

The Phantom of the Opera
Continues to wow audiences and cast its magical spell. (Gary Mack) more...

Thriller Live
A great night out (Daily Telegraph); Immensely enjoyable (Independent) more...

Wicked
Witty, enjoyable (Telegraph); I enjoyed very little (Independent) more...

Drama Reviews...

Autobahn (Fringe)
A sensitive and fiercely well acted production...this production showcases LaBute's work in its finest. (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
This is unmissable theatre - a modern classic (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...

Ghost Stories
Its three stories of ghostly visitations are given an atmospheric intensity in the sparse, smart changing perspectives of Jon Bausor's designs... (Londontheatre.co.uk) more...

Julius Caesar (Globe)
Dromgoole’s production is vivid, focused and full, giving us much to enjoy and even more to ponder.(LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...

King Charles III
This remains an unmissable event (LondonTheatre.co.uk); Tim Pigott-Smith gives the performance of his distinguished career (The Guardian); This is undoubtedly one of the most stimulating plays of the year (Evening Standard). more...

Little Revolution (Almeida)
There's also no doubting the urgency of Joe Hill-Gibbons's production (LondonTheatre.co.uk); Absolutely compelling (Daily Telegraph); Unintentionally self-indulgent (The Independent). more...

The Mousetrap
The story, whilst sensational and full of silly coincidences, is actually quite good. (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...

Richard III
Immediate, contemporary, fast and furious (LondonTheatre.co.uk); underpowered (Telegraph); An inventive production (Guardian); Contains too many flashy gimmicks (Standard) more...

Shakespeare In Love
A love song to the theatre itself (LondonTheatre.co.uk); It makes you feel grateful to be alive (Independent); A fizzy, infectious exuberance (Evening Standard) more...

A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Vic)
Outstanding and powerful...(LondonTheatre.co.uk); It is an absolute knock-out (Daily Telegraph); Gillian Anderson is electrifying (Evening Standard). more...

True West (Fringe)
At first the production is all Pinteresque pauses and menace; but then it explodes in verbal and physical violence that is reminiscent of Mamet as they fight for possession and control. (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...

War Horse
Genius isn't too strong a word to describe this astonishing production (Daily Telegraph); Be sure not to miss this stunning show (The Times) more...

The Woman in Black
A brilliant thriller that is a must see! (londontheatre.co.uk) more...

Comedy Reviews...

The Comedy of Errors (Globe)
A late summer treat...a cocktail of pure pleasure...lots and lots of funny things happen. (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...


Forbidden Broadway
One of the all-round most entertaining evenings on show in the West End at the moment. (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...

Fully Committed (Menier)
It will make you laugh - sometimes heartlessly, sometimes uproariously - throughout. (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...

The Importance of Being Earnest
A slow starter (LondonTheatre.co.uk); Self-indulgent travesty (Telegraph); A delightful new context (Daily Mail); The great and good of British acting (Express) more...

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Packed with Wodehouse's trademark verbal polish and punch. But it simply doesn't deliver the killer blow for me. (LondonTheatre.co.uk) more...

My Night With Reg (Donmar)
The production is as near perfect as you could ask (LondonTheatre.co.uk); An outstanding cast (Telegraph); Fine performances all round (Guardian) more...

The Play That Goes Wrong
You cannot fail to admire the ceaseless energy of the cast or the wildly caricatured detailed comedy performances (LondonTheatre.co.uk); Mark Bell also offers some ingenious, precision-drilled, physical comedy (Evening Standard). more...

Entertainment Reviews...

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games
All the stops are pulled out to deliver an entertaining evening of undeniable talent. (LondonTheatre.co.uk); Confident, driven and ruthlessly self-promoting (Daily Telegraph). more...


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