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.

  • Voyeurz
    This is a cross between an erotic sleazy strip show and a 'Madonna' concert, and I have to admit I liked it. The show is loud, alive, silly and is not to be taken too seriously. There has been a lot...
  • Voysey Inheritance
    Middle class respectability and what is still frequently referred to as a 'victimless crime' are put under the microscope in this exquisitely impressive revival of Harley Granville Barker's play 'The...
  • Wait Until Dark
    Frederick Knott only wrote three plays Dial M for Murder, Write Me a Murder, and Wait Until Dark. Two of these plays have become classic movies; Dial M for murder starring Grace Kelly and directed by...
  • Waiting For Godot Review 2009
    Genre: DramaOpened 6 May 2009Written: by Samuel BeckettDirected: Sean MathiasCast: Ian McKellen (Estragon), Patrick Stewart (Vladimir), Simon Callow (Pozzo), Ronald Pickup (Lucky)Synopsis Follows two...
  • Waiting For Godot Review 2010
    Sean Matthias’ production of Waiting for Godot is back after smashing box-office records at the Haymarket last year and selling every last seat on it’s six-theatre national tour. Beckett’s Godot is...
  • Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
    It's unusual if not unique to find the strange affliction 'narcolepsy' turning up in any kind of theatrical endeavour. But if there's a genre for it, I suppose it ought to be comedy, even though it...
  • War and Peace
    This co production by Royal National Theatre and Shared Experience Theatre is a bold attempt to tell the story in 4 and a half hours. Unfortunately in my opinion they failed which is not surprising...
  • War Horse press quotes
    Troubadour Theatre - Wembley
    What the popular press had to say... "If ever a piece of theatre worked magic then it must be War Horse...The key to the show’s almost eerie success is its creation of larger-than-horse-life equines...
  • War Horse review from 2007
    Troubadour Theatre - Wembley
    Every stage production is unique. Even plays or musicals that are produced frequently all have their own individuality and bring something fresh to the theatre if only because each has a different...
  • Waste Review 1997
    “Waste” is a political play about up coming politician Henry Trebell (Michael Pennington) who’s career is ruined after having an affair with Amy O’Connell ( Felicity Kendal) who gets pregnant by him...

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