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.

  • King Lear - Old Vic
    The Old Vic
    Just three years ago the Old Vic created a Shakespearean debacle when it offered up a production of Much Ado About Nothing with Vanessa Redgrave, then in her mid-70s, and James Earl Jones, in his... Read more
  • Kinky Boots
    Adelphi Theatre
    When Broadway appropriated the 1997 British comedy The Full Monty, they went the full monty not just in terms of nudity (briefly but hidden from real view by the glare of spotlights from behind the... Read more
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