London Theatre Reviews

Planning a theatre trip and not sure whether to splurge on the star power and spectacle of a West End musical, experience an intimate drama in a Fringe venue, or check out the latest in new writing at the Royal Court?


See what our reviewers thought about all the latest London theatre offerings with our full theatre reviews listings! From classic dramas to new musicals, our editorial team have written about what they loved and what they didn’t. View our London Theatre Guide reviews below or visit the reviews archive for closed shows.

  • Admissions
    Admissions
    Trafalgar Studio One
    The era of Trump and Trumpism has ignited a flurry of culture wars that were already simmering. Is affirmative action to increase the representation of black and minority students in college... Read more
  • Angry Alan
    Angry Alan
    Soho Theatre
    Since Trump rocked the world with his election in 2016, there has been no shortage of political satire on the subject. But writer Penelope Skinner explores a new angle with her one-man show Angry... Read more
  • Alys, Always
    Alys, Always
    The Bridge Theatre
    Another day, another middling (and very middle-class) new play at the Bridge. Great things were expected for this theatre, founded by Nick Hytner and Nick Starr after they departed from the National... Read more
  • All About Eve
    All About Eve
    Noel Coward Theatre
    Another opening night in the West End, and two exciting talents hit the stage in Gillian Anderson and Lily James. But as Ivo van Hove’s hotly-anticipated adaptation of All About Eve opens at the Noel... Read more
  • Disney's Aladdin
    Prince Edward Theatre
    Here's a show which gives a lot of bang for your bucks, in every way. Disney have set themselves an extremely high bar: their stage version of The Lion King -- which next year marks its 20th birthday... Read more
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