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.

  • Belleville
    Donmar Warehouse
    Director Michael Longhurst piles on the sense of millennial anxiety and brooding menace in Amy Herzog's 2011 relationship drama about a young, newly married American couple in Paris, living in the... Read more
  • Beginning
    Beginning
    Ambassadors Theatre
    12 years ago David Eldridge was a founding member of the Monsterists - a collective of younger playwrights urging each other to leave black box theatres behind them and think bigger. Its manifesto... Read more
  • Bat Out of Hell
    Bat Out of Hell The Musical
    Dominion Theatre
    The grand old London Coliseum on St Martin's Lane -- usually the home of London's second opera company, the English National Opera -- is undergoing a management crisis and severe cuts in funding. It... Read more
  • The Book of Mormon
    Prince of Wales Theatre
    Note: Cast has changed since this review If you follow proceedings in the entertainment arena, you may well know as much if not far more than I do about this much-anticipated show. 'The Book of... Read more
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