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Jonathan Bailey (John) and Ben Batt (George)
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Theatre review: The York Realist

Peter Gill's play has stood the test of time

Friday, February 16, 2018
Theatre review: The York Realist
Ben Whishaw in Julius Caesar
Theatre

Theatre review: Julius Caesar

John Nathan says Nicholas Hytner's version may be the best way to stage this Shakespearean tragedy

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Theatre review: Julius Caesar
Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville in Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Theatre

Theatre review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Family troubles

Monday, February 12, 2018
Theatre review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Tom Riley (Seth) and Hayley Atwell (Jenny) in Dry Powder (Photo: Facebook/Hampstead Theatre)
Theatre

Theatre review: Dry Powder

A ruthless asset-stripper is centre stage

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Theatre review: Dry Powder
Cast members in Smile Upon Us, Lord
Theatre

Here, they know you're a Jew

How did John Nathan end up leading Russian revellers in the hora at a Moscow nightclub? Read on...

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Here, they know you're a Jew
Tom Mothersdale and Anneika Rose in John
Theatre

Theatre review: John

Annie Baker's new play is a masterpiece, says our critic

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Theatre review: John
Grace Molony as Lady Windermere and Samantha Spiro as Mrs Erlynne
Theatre

Theatre Review: Lady Windermere's Fan

John Nathan enjoys Kathy Burke's production of this Oscar Wilde classic

Friday, January 26, 2018
Theatre Review: Lady Windermere's Fan
Sheldon Harnick
Theatre

Writing Fiddler on the Roof, and Rothschild & Sons

A new production of a musical about the Rothschild family opens in London next week, written by the team who created Fiddler of the Roof. John Nathan interviewed lyricist Sheldon Harnick.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Writing Fiddler on the Roof, and Rothschild & Sons
Boudicea Ricketts as Sexy Sylve
Theatre

Theatre review: East

Director Jessica Lazar gets it right for this Steven Berkoff revival

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Theatre review: East
Toby Jones and Zoe Wanamaker
Theatre

Theatre review: The Birthday Party

Toby Jones shines in Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, says our critic John Nathan

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Theatre review: The Birthday Party