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.

  • Lady Windermere's Fan
    Lady Windermere's Fan
    Vaudeville Theatre
    Right across the street from Charing Cross station at the junction of the Strand with the pedestrianised Adelaide Street there's a coffin-like structure topped by a sculpture modelled after the head... Read more
  • La Soiree
    La Soiree
    Aldwych Theatre
    La Soiree has long been a subversive delight, pitching camp (and sometimes a Spiegeltent) in locations around London, with appearances in venues that have also included the Hippodrome (in the... Read more
  • Les Miserables
    Queen's Theatre
    Les Misérables is a monolith of a musical that at 30 years young shows no signs of slowing down. Even on a Wednesday matinee three decades after opening in London the show received unadulterated... Read more
  • Disney's The Lion King
    Lyceum Theatre
    It's been fifteen years almost to the week that I first saw Disney's The Lion King in what was its first year in the West End. I don't think even Disney could have predicted that sixteen years later... Read more
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