Hamilton (Victoria Palace)

Well, first of all Cameron, I love what you've done with the place. The seats are comfortable and the decor is a delicious Viennese sweep through Frank Matcham's gilt and plush retaining tradition but with a...

The Exorcist (Phoenix Theatre)

It would be easy to dismiss a staged version of The Exorcist as 'schlock' but I had quite a good time re-visiting the movie that formed such an early impression in me.  I saw it in Switzerland, with German...

The Tin Drum (Shoreditch Town Hall)

This is the ultimate ‘Marmite’ show - anyone who’s read the 1959 Günter Grass novel or seen the 1979 movie will thrill to this enthusiastic and explosive production, as will devotees of Kneehigh’s...

A Christmas Carol (Old Vic)

It takes a lot to put me in the mood for Christmas.  But if anything can, this inventive A Christmas Carol does, pulling together tip-top modern stagecraft, a venerated story, and our proudest 200-year-old...