The Red Lion (Trafalgar Studios)

The things I know about football could be counted on the fingers of the Venus de Milo, but - apart from Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch, which is being turned into an opera, and maybe Bend it Like Beckham,...

Am I Dead Yet? (Soho Theatre)

Guest reviewer: David Lloyd-Davies, a real live doctor. Hoping to contribute to the ‘conversation’ about death in a time of rapid medical advancement, Jon Spooner and Chris Thorpe’s Am I Dead Yet?...

Young Marx (Bridge Theatre)

There’s a real sense of occasion at the opening night for Young Marx in the Bridge Theatre – former NT-director Nick Hytner’s £12 million baby set in a glamorous and upscale precinct around the...

Of Kith and Kin (Bush Theatre)

Rising playwright Chris Thompson had an intense debut with Carthage at the Finborough Theatre, written from extensive personal experience as a social worker in the young offenders programme. Also...

Labour of Love (Duke of York’s)

Even as a kid I loved election nights, watching the results tot up on television, or when my parents were involved in local politics going with them to ‘the count’ and in my own right I’m not sure which...