London Theatre Reviews Archive

Browse the London Theatre Review archive for a look back into Fringe theatre, West End shows, plays and musicals that have now closed, ranging from 1996 to the present.

  • A Busy Day
    The play was written in 1800 after being commissioned by Sheridan for the West End, but due to the Napoleonic Wars the play was delayed and then lost. It was rediscovered in the 50s in the New York...
  • A Carpet, A Pony and A Monkey
    If in dire need of a football fix before the imminent World Cup, head down to the Bush theatre where Mike Packer's A Carpet, A Pony and A Monkey is taking a look at Euro 2000 in the dubious company...
  • A Chorus Line Review
    London Palladium
    This multi-award-winning musical first saw the light of day in 1975 on Broadway and ran for over 6,000 performances. And in 1976, it was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, and won 9 of them. It also won...
  • A Chorus of Disapproval - Review
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    Before the days of internet chat and online dating services, the average person might well have sought the comfort of strangers by getting involved in a pastime or hobby which would provide contact...
  • A Christmas Carol Kings Head Theatre 2009
    It's that time of year when panto frocks are dusted off, men dress as women and vice versa, and there's a general sense that the theatrical world has gone slightly mad. In some cases, the festive...
  • A Christmas Carol Patrick Stewart 2005
    Genre: DramaOpened 7 Dec 2005Written: by Charles Dickens, adapted by Patrick StewartDirected:Patrick StewartCast: Patrick StewartSynopsis: Originally seen for three seasons in New York and in London...
  • A Christmas Carol with Jim Broadbent 2015
    Noel Coward Theatre
    A warm glow of familiarity always attends tellings of Dickens's A Christmas Carol, and likewise tingles through the senses whenever you see that most warm-hearted of actors Jim Broadbent. But is he...
  • A Dashing Fellow
    Adaptations of Nabokov onstage have had a somewhat difficult reception. As a writer he is most well known for his novels, in particular 'Lolita' (1955) with which he found worldwide fame. After...
  • A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
    Written by Peter Nichol.Director: Laurence BoswellStarring: Clive Owen (Replaced with Eddie Izzard for the Comedy Theatre run) , Prunella Scales, Victoria HamiltonSynopsis:The drama concerns Bri and...
  • A Day In the Death Of Joe Egg December 2001
    This review of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg is from a 2001 production.  This West End revival of Peter Nichols’ play received favourable notices from most of the popular press when it opened at the...

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