Review: Bat out of hell
The songs are great but the plot's not in this new juke box musical. And as for the dancing....
Thursday, June 22, 2017
A bruising experience on the London stage
The child star waiting for his big break
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Review: Barber Shop Chronicles
The actress who's a real-life Hamlet
Review: The Boys in the Band
John Nathan has mixed feelings about a play full of African voices
Thursday, June 15, 2017
DC Moore's new play didn't impress John Nathan
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Miranda Hart is just too nice in the West End's latest musical, says John Nathan
A knight at the theatre
'I want to make up my own mind', says the eminent playwright.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Review: Life of Galileo
Life of Galileo at the Young Vic is a treat, says John Nathan
Friday, May 26, 2017
Review: Lettice and Lovage
Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman in a comedy that's the theatrical equivalent of comfort food
Yael Ferber's new play Salome is unforgettable, but it's not theatre, says John Nathan.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Eva Hoffman's first play
A ceremony held to commemorate an atrocity in a Polish forest inspired Eva Hoffman's first drama.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Theatre review: Angels in America
Tony Kushner's tale of AIDS and politics in 80s America is life-affirming, says John Nathan
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Theatre review: Consent
Nina Raine’s new play is populated by clever, thrillingly articulate lawyers whose lives are seemingly insulated from the sordid behaviour of the people they encounter in the dock.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Theatre review: Obsession
This steamy adaptation of the 1943 film noir Ossessione , itself based on the novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, is one of the hottest tickets in town. But does it live up to its advance billing?
Henry VIII’s marriage counsellor
Samantha Ellis has written a play about the rabbi recruited by Henry VIII to put a Jewish spin on his case to divorce Katherine of Aragon.
Brilliant, brave and baring all
Actress Debbie Chazen is a revelation in new musical The Girls, says John Nathan. He asked her about her own inspiring story.
Review: The Philanthopist
Fruity thesp Simon Callow directs an ill-judged production populated by a bevy of actors, stand-up comedians and sitcom performers.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Review: The Plague
This adaptation of the Camus novel may not be a fun night out but it is, says our reviewer John Nathan, a compelling piece of theatre
Friday, April 21, 2017
Review: The Goat & Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
There are two plays by Edward Albee on in London, both about marital strife.
Friday, April 14, 2017
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