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.

  • Nine Night
    Nine Night
    Trafalgar Studio One
    Given the title, Nine Night, I was expecting Natasha Gordon’s play to really dig into an education of the nine nights mourning ritual; a Caribbean wake tradition that sees relatives celebrate the ... Read more
  • Nightfall
    The Bridge Theatre
    First of all, serious kudos to the Bridge Theatre - the brand-new theatre founded on the South Bank by the artistic and executive director duo who previously ran the National, Nick Hytner and Nick... Read more
  • Nine Night
    Nine Night
    Trafalgar Studio One
    Theatre is all in the timing, and the opening night of Nine Night coincided with the resignation of the Home Secretary Amber Rudd over misrepresenting her department's immigration stance on the... Read more
  • Bryan Cranston in Network
    Lyttelton Theatre, National
    The National may be having a difficult year with the consecutive critical summer failures of Salome and Common, yet it has still produced two of the most eagerly anticipated shows of the year in... Read more
  • Review of Nuclear War by Simon Stephens at the Royal Court Theatre
    Nuclear War
    Royal Court Theatre
    Simon Stephens is certainly one of Britain's most acclaimed and celebrated playwrights with hits such as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time continuing to run around the UK and his... Read more
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