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 Gronholm Method
    The Gronholm Method
    Menier Chocolate Factory
    There are more twists and turns in Jordi Galceran’s business drama The Grönholm Method than a stock market boom and bust. Four candidates are through to the final stages of a cutthroat interview... Read more
  • The Prudes
    The Prudes
    Royal Court Theatre
    Back in 2005, the writer Tim Fountain staged a provocative performance piece at the Royal Court's Theatre Upstairs called Sex Addict that would see him go off to have a sex date that had been... 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 Tempest starring Simon Russel Beale
    The Tempest
    Iris Theatre
    It used to be that the RSC production cycle would see the opening of a set of new productions at Stratford-upon-Avon one year and then the following bring them to the Barbican in London where they... 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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