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.

  • The Lehman Trilogy
    The Lehman Trilogy
    Piccadilly Theatre
    In September 2008, the top brokerage firm Lehman Brothers collapsed. It was the largest bankruptcy filing America had ever seen, and sparked the greatest financial devastation since the Great... 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
  • Les Miserables
    Queen's Theatre
    LES MISERABLES, the world's most popular musical and jugging by the full house at this matinee performance and almost sold out for the evening proves that this is a musical masterpiece! I have only... Read more
  • Les Miserables
    Queen's Theatre
    Fifteen years after it opened I finally got round to seeing the self proclaimed 'Worlds Favourite Musical'.  Being a musical nut, it may seem strange that in the past ten years I have seen most of... Read more
  • Les Miserables
    Queen's Theatre
    Well, seeing Miz again could have been very boring, as I've now seen the show a lot recently. But it wasnt. Having seen John Owen-Jones two years ago, when the show just reopened after the changes, I... Read more
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