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.

  • Come From Away
    Come From Away
    Phoenix Theatre
    Come From Away lost out in the Tony race for most of the seven awards it was nominated for to Dear Evan Hansen, apart from Christopher Ashley who won the award for Best Director of a Musical. Both... Read more
  • Coming Clean
    Coming Clean
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    It's funny how plays can make you feel your age by being very specifically of their time - yet also make you realise that both everything and nothing has changed, too. Seeing Kevin Elyot's first play... 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
  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    Criterion Theatre
    The appropriately named Mischief Theatre have been making merry mischief with the West End since 2014 when their fringe-born hit The Play That Goes Wrong transferred to the Duchess, which went on to... Read more
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