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.

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  • Magic Goes Wrong
    Magic Goes Wrong
    Vaudeville Theatre
    The set for the original fringe production of The Play That Goes Wrong that opened at the Old Red Lion Theatre in 2012 cost just £300.  In true fringe fashion, the cast had built it themselves. And... Read more
  • Mamma Mia The Party
    Mamma Mia! The Party
    The O2
    Not so much a show as an interactive 3D experience, complete with a full three-course meal, freely-flowing alcohol (only some of which is included in the initial price), all-singing and dancing (and... Read more
  • Matilda the Musical
    Cambridge Theatre
    Note: There has been cast changes since this review! We are rapidly drifting into that peculiarly English time of year when even the sanest of actors and production companies seem to take leave of... Read more
  • MAMMA MIA!
    Novello Theatre
    The show features Abba songs which are cleverly integrated into the story written by Catherine Johnson. Young Sophie who lives with her mother on a small Greek island is about to be married to Sky... Read more
  • The Mousetrap
    St. Martin's Theatre
    Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’, opened in the West End on the 25th November 1952, which means it has been running for over 50 years making it the world’s longest running play - an incredible... Read more
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