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Theatre review: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

An updated, re-energised revival of Tennessee Williams's classic still smoulders with sensuality

John Nathan

Yesterday, 16:04

Theatre review: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
  • Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington
    Theatre

    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....

    John Nathan

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Review: Bat out of hell
  • Yasmin Levy
    Theatre

    A bruising experience on the London stage

    Israeli musician Yasmin Levy took a risk when she agreed to be part of the National Theatre's Salome. Did it pay off?

    John Nathan

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    A bruising experience on the London stage
  • Ilan Galkoff, barmitzvah boy
    Theatre

    The child star waiting for his big break

    Ilan Galkoff has just been picked for the London production of Adrian Mole the Musical. Michael Freedland met him and his proud parents

    Michael Freedland

    Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    The child star waiting for his big break
  • Anne-Marie Duff and Cush Jumbo in Common
    Theatre

    Review: Common

    DC Moore's new play didn't impress John Nathan

    John Nathan

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    Review: Common
  • Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan, with one of the child actors who plays Annie
    Theatre

    Review: Annie

    Miranda Hart is just too nice in the West End's latest musical, says John Nathan

    John Nathan

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    Review: Annie
  • Maureen Lipman and Felicity Kendal in Lettice and Lovage
    Theatre

    Review: Lettice and Lovage

    Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman in a comedy that's the theatrical equivalent of comfort food

    John Nathan

    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Review: Lettice and Lovage
  • Isabella Nefar and Olwen Fouere in Salome
    Theatre

    Review: Salome

    Yael Ferber's new play Salome is unforgettable, but it's not theatre, says John Nathan.

    John Nathan

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    Review: Salome
  • Eva Hoffman
    Theatre

    Eva Hoffman's first play

    A ceremony held to commemorate an atrocity in a Polish forest inspired Eva Hoffman's first drama.

    Keren David

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Eva Hoffman's first play
  • Consent at the Dorfman Theatre
    Theatre

    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.

    John Nathan

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Theatre review: Consent
  • Jude Law and Halina Reijn in Obsession
    Theatre

    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?

    John Nathan

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Theatre review: Obsession
  • Henry VIII, portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger
    Theatre

    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.

    Samantha Ellis

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Henry VIII’s marriage counsellor