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.

  • Anna at the National Theatre
    Anna
    Dorfman - National Theatre
    It is 1968, and in a Plattenbau apartment in East Berlin, Anna and her husband Hans are hosting a party to celebrate his promotion. Despite the strict regulations of Soviet rule and a culture of mass... Read more
  • Amour
    Amour
    Charing Cross Theatre
    I'm going out on a limb here with my five-star rating for the UK premiere of Michel Legrand and Jeremy Sams's wistful, witty Amour (all-too-briefly seen on Broadway in 2002), as I'm certain that for... Read more
  • All My Sons
    All My Sons
    Old Vic Theatre
    In the latest flurry of classic American plays being revived in London, Jeremy Herrin’s production of All My Sons opens the night after the play also opened on Broadway. It could be a mere... Read more
  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    Old Vic Theatre
    If you were feeling like a Scrooge before you arrived at The Old Vic for this adaptation of A Christmas Carol, it doesn’t take long for your senses to be filled with festive spirit. The cast, dressed... 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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