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Mad House packs dozens of metaphorical and word-play punches, thanks to Rebeck's cutting script and Moritz von Stuelpnagel directing an authentic family drama. David Harbour delivers a commanding performance. Full Review
The reliance on phone conversations to convey the storytelling can become frustrating, diluting the show’s unpredictability. But these characters ... wear their hearts on their sleeves and just want to do good. You’ll wish you could join them in their hijinks. Full Review
A storybook written with a younger generation in mind isn’t going to enthrall [adults]. But its continual playing up to pejorative, dated stereotypes cheapens the laughter. It needs more interaction, smiles, and lessons that have 2021 in mind. Full Review
Tamsin Greig and Maxine Peake give 'acting masterclasses' in Talking Heads...Multiple standing ovations and rapturous applause around the auditorium spoke for themselves.' Full Review
Now bookmarked into the history of the West End’s pages, the show is a wholesome bundle of joy, neatly tied with vibrant costumes, puppets and music to create a comforting musical package that Beatrix Potter herself would have been proud of. Full Review
Praise must go to Natalie Gallacher as casting director, as the Legally Blonde cast reflect a diverse society. Lauren Drew stands out as Brooke Wyndham. This Legally Blonde is an assured and snappy production which fits slap-bang into the present day. Full Review
But at the moment, But I’m A Cheerleader is in its tricky pubescent period. There’s a nugget of musical theatre gold at its core, it just needs to mature and hit adulthood to finally blossom. Full Review
The joy of pantomime can come in the mistakes, and with no room for error, Pantoland is too pristine for its own good. Even so, and to change a Donny Osmond lyric, I love theatre for a reason, let the reason be pantomime. Full Review
Everything you’d expect from a show set in the 1920s is there: the Charleston, the bob hair cuts, the constant talk about motor cars. But it’s missing the exorbitant lavishness that you get from the original.' Full Review
While Horrible Histories might tell silly stories in a slapstick fashion and a few crass jokes here and there, the show’s quintessential British humour left me smiling from ear to ear... Full Review
for a previous production The musical accompaniments led by MD Duncan Walsh Atkins really shine. Seamlessly tying the action on stage to what the audience wanted, the musicians were able to bring the show to a blazing finish. Full Review