Biographical (London Reviews) (11)

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95
Must See!
143 Reviews
Ends Nov 25
London: Soho

A new musical based on Henry Fraser's best-selling autobiography about life after a devastating accident.

93
Must See!
942 Reviews
Open run
London: Victoria

Revolutionary musical about American founding father, Alexander Hamilton. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards.

86
Excellent
484 Reviews
Ends Jan 2024
London: West End

Olivier Award winning musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons returns to the West End.

84
Great
10 Reviews
Ends Oct 14
London: Waterloo

Anupama Chandrasekhar's drama about the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi. 

70
Good
1 Review
Ends Oct 07
London: St. James

Caroline Quentin stars in April De Angelis' play about the life of Emma, Lady Hamilton.

Score it Buy from £18
Unreviewed
Opens Oct 14
London: Shepherds Bush

Anoushka Lucas explores history and race in her new play about a girl's relationship with her piano.

94
Must See!
4 Reviews
Ends Nov 04
London: Marylebone

The world premiere of Dmitry Glukhovsky's exploration of the life of a Holocaust survivor.

75
Good
4 Reviews
Opens Sep 27
London: Southwark

Ben Elton writes & directs this new biographical musical about 60s supermodel, Twiggy.

Score it Buy from £23
Unreviewed
Opens Dec 09
London: West End

Sam Mendes directs the West End transfer of Jack Throne's play about Burton and Gielgud’s Hamlet.

Unreviewed
Ends Oct 07
London: Shoreditch

LUNG & The North Wall's physical theatre piece based on a true story about HMP Woodhill.

Score it Buy from £13
Unreviewed
Opens Oct 10
London: Richmond

Rupert Everett stars in John Mortimer’s autobiographical play about fathers & sons.