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.

  • Three Sisters
    Almeida Theatre
    Hot off their Olivier wins for their revelatory reclamation of Tennessee Williams's Summer and Smoke, director Rebecca Frecknall and actor Patsy Ferran reunite now at the same Almeida Theatre for the... Read more
  • Toast
    The Other Palace
    “It is impossible not to love someone who makes toast for you.” So says Nigel Slater in his memoir, and indeed as the audience walks into The Other Palace, the smell of perfect on-the-brink-of-burned... Read more
  • The Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
    Ambassadors Theatre
    The West End is already full of stage versions of films, with Waitress and 9 to 5 newly added to the musicals roster and All About Eve to the one for plays. Now the back TV catalogue is being... Read more
  • Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
    Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
    Aldwych Theatre
    If you drew up a list of everything you wanted from a Tina Turner musical, you wouldn’t be disappointed by Tina, which gets its world premiere at the Aldwych Theatre. It’s got the anthems, it’s got... Read more
  • The Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
    Ambassadors Theatre
    Since it first hit our (more smaller, monochrome) screens in the late 1950s, The Twilight Zone has been ever-present in our culture. From The X-Files to The Simpsons, whether you know it or not, you’... Read more
  • The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole at the Menier Chocolate Factory
    The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - The Musical
    Ambassadors Theatre.
    There are plenty of shows about how tough growing up can be. Matilda, Curious Incident, even Mosquitoes currently running at the National. But it would be difficult to find one as brilliantly British... Read more
  • Thriller Live
    Lyric Theatre
    There's no question that Thriller Live is a genuine crowd-pleaser. But is it the answer? It depends on what you want the West End to stand for. Is it a place to showcase the best in world theatre, or... Read more
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