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.

  • Young Marx
    Young Marx
    The Bridge Theatre
    A brand new theatre opening in the heart of London - the first wholly commercial space to open since the ‘70s, in fact - is very exciting. Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr’s latest venture the Bridge... Read more
  • Young Frankenstein
    Young Frankenstein
    Garrick Theatre
    Mel Brooks is already quoted on the ads for Young Frankenstein, his own musical adaptation of his cult 1974 retro comedy Young Frankenstein saying, "I think, modestly speaking, it will be sensational... Read more
  • Yank! A World War II Love Story
    Charing Cross Theatre
    The Northern Powerhouse initiative to refocus the English economy away from London and the south east is already paying unexpected theatrical dividends thanks to the enterprising Hope Mill theatre in... Read more
  • Yerma
    Young Vic
    There's no other venue in London quite as adept at reinventing classic texts like the Young Vic. From A Streetcar Named Desire and A View From a Bridge to The Cherry Orchard and The Trial, the... Read more
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