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.

  • Les Miserables
    Les Miserables
    Sondheim Theatre
    Another fantastic chapter in West End history has been gloriously (re)written, with not one but two spectacular reinventions - first of a theatre itself, in which the Queen's on Shaftesbury Avenue... Read more
  • Cirque du Soleil - Luzia
    Luzia - Cirque du Soleil
    Royal Albert Hall
    One of the headline promises of Donald Trump's campaign for the Presidency was to build an "impenetrable, powerful and beautiful" 1,300-mile wall with Mexico to curb illegal immigration and the... Read more
  • The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
    The Bridge Theatre
    It's tempting sometimes today to think many of us have taken the metaphorical step through the wardrobe of C.S.Lewis's imagination and entered the parallel totalitarian universe of Narnia that he... Read more
  • Les Miserables
    Sondheim 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
    Sondheim 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
    Sondheim 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
    Sondheim 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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