The Magic Flute (Covent Garden)

This was a double-headed opera weekend. Going to Covent Garden always feels like a privilege - I love the richness and formality of the auditorium, but equally it's impossible not to feel uplifted by the...

The Mikado (London Coliseum)

Ageless? Timeless? Fifteenth revival - what else are you going to do with a light comic operetta about getting beheaded for flirting? Re-locate it to Syria and make the 'Three Little Maids from School'...

Soho Cinders (Charing Cross Theatre)

I bet when they first planned Soho Cinders they knew they were on to a winner: an update of the universal rags-to-riches story, some broad-brush characters to give actors scope for comedy and the...