Theatre

This stunning production grips and enthrals through 80 minutes of manipulative mind games and ...
About Miss Julie is a taut and edgy version of the Strindberg play
Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles at the Leicester Square Theatre
The story of the man behind The Beatles is on its way to London for a six week run, to tell the story of one of the most influential people in the music business.
Brasil Brasileiro charts the samba from its tribal roots
Hot-stepping feet, infectious rhythms and sexy samba steps ignite the stage in this hugely anticipated show. Director Claudio Segovia’s show charts samba from its tribal roots to its striking modern flavours
Felix Brunger in The Anorak. Photo: Robert Clough
This solo show traces the life of Marc Lepine the real-life mass murderer who shot 14 women in a Montreal university before committing suicide. Told entirely from Lepine’s viewpoint, actor Felix Brunger performs almost entirely to the right side of the room, shunning the women.
Matthew Ward, Fiona McGahren and Amanda Lara Kay in Brendan Behan’s Women
In recent plays written for theatre and TV, the fashion seems to be works on famous drunks. Dylan Thomas, the Welsh poet, has had a...
Richard Armitage and Samanatha Colley in The Crucible photo: Johan Persson
The Crucible is not only one of the great plays of the 20th century, it is one of the great plays, full stop
Nick Payne in The Art of Dying photo: Tristram Kenton
I missed Nick Payne’s one-man show when it premiered at the Royal Court last year so I was determined to catch its short run return to the theatre.
he cast of Wonderland descend. Photo: Manuel Harlan
The clash between Thatcherite ideals and working-class collectivism is brilliantly brought to life...
Tim McMullan in Fathers and Sons Photo: Johan Persson
The Donmar Warehouse has struck gold again with this thrilling production of Brian Friel’s Fathers...
For a comedy ostensibly about two men playing darts in a pub, things quickly develop in an odd way...
Stephan Mangan
Birthday star Stephen Mangan (pictured) – also known for the TV shows Green Wing and Episodes – has...
Stephanie Cole and Natalie Klamar in This May Hurt A Bit. Photo: John Haynes
Given that there is an impending threat to the survival of the NHS I couldn’t understand why this...
Ciarán Owens  in A Handful of Stars photo: richard davenport
The West End revival of Billy Roche’s 1988 play A Handful of Stars places the tragedy of small town...
Intimate Apparel. Rochelle Neil and Tanya Moodie. Photo credit Simon Annand
It's not just the silky underwear that entices in Lawrence Boswell’s production of Intimate...
Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan in Skylight  photo: John haynes
Yes, Bill Nighy is too old for his role in Skylight, or at least too old for film star Carey...
Hitting home: the cast of Carousel. Photo: QNQ CREATIVE
There's a dichotomy about enjoying the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Carousel. Singing and...
To Kill A Mockingbird, in Regent’s Park from August 28
Five thousand extra tickets went on sale this week following popular demand for the award-winning...
The cast of After the Dance photo: david spretcher
Terence Rattigan’s 1939 play did not initially receive critical acclaim, closing after only 60...
Alexander Neal and Emily Plumtree in My Girl 2
"There's hundreds worse of than us,” comments social worker Sam to his heavily pregnant...