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 York Realist
    Donmar Warehouse
    The York Realist may very well be a contemporary classic, but it doesn't advertise itself as such. It's one of those beautiful, tender, understated plays that works entirely by stealth; there's no... Read more
  • The Moderate Soprano
    Duke of York's Theatre
    Note: This is a review of the original Hampstead production. The Moderate Soprano is transferring to the West End in 2018.  Theatre actors, directors and writers alike may go wherever work takes them... 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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