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.

  • Pippin
    Southwark Playhouse
    I've long been obsessed with Pippin, the 1972 musical that launched Stephen Schwartz's career as a Broadway composer and supreme melodist. “Corner of the Sky”, the song in which the title character... Read more
  • Pinocchio
    Lyttelton Theatre, National
    John Tiffany has a knack for transporting us to different worlds, most notably immersing us in the magical world of Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Here, he pulls it off again as he... Read more
  • The Play That Goes Wrong
    Duchess Theatre
    The theatre loves nothing more than itself, especially when things aren't going to plan: this kind of self-sustaining narcissism has made hits of everything from The Producers and Spamalot to Michael... Read more
  • The Phantom of the Opera
    Her Majesty's Theatre
    NOTE: There have been many cast changes since these reviews   Now the longest running show in the history of Her Majesty's Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom Of The Opera" continues to wow... Read more
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