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.

  • Emma Hatton in Evita
    Evita 2017 Phoenix Theatre
    Phoenix Theatre
    Next year will mark the 40th anniversary of the stage premiere of Evita at London's Prince Edward Theatre - longer than its title character Eva Peron herself lived - and now it's back in the West End... Read more
  • Evita 2017 Phoenix Theatre
    Phoenix Theatre
    Part biographical pageant and part pop opera, Evita remains the crowning dramatic achievement of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's relatively brief but genre-busting musical collaborations of the... Read more
  • The Effect 2012 National Theatre
    The Effect
    Boulevard Theatre
    What the popular press had to say... "It's an absorbing, if slightly diagrammatic, drama immaculately directed by Rupert Goold...It's not a flawless play, but it's a palpably intelligent one "Michael... Read more
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