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...

Black Chiffon (Park Theatre)

How far have we have travelled in our experience of mental illness, both in its analysis or treatment, and stage depictions? Anyone who’s ever sneaked an extra item through the self-service checkout...

Hansard (Lyttleton Theatre)

In a week when the current House of Commons mutated into a brawling ball pit for sugar-enraged toddlers, it was almost calming to see the elegant 80’s Tory grandee and his left-wing Aga-fiddling wife...

Macbeth (Temple Church)

One of the best things in Antic Disposition’s excellent Macbeth at Temple Church is that no-one sounds like David bloody Tennant. Directors Ben Horslen and John Risebero have taken their bloodstained...