Downstate (NT Dorfman)

At last, Rufus Norris’s National Theatre has come of age. ` Breathtaking, brave and brilliantly acted, Downstate is a landmark play. It’s listed as a ‘collaboration’ between NT and Steppenwolf,...

Admissions (Trafalgar Studios)

One of the best things about Admissions at Trafalgar Studios is how far it will get up the noses of the ‘woke’ twitterati. I can think of a couple of agenda-toting print critics who'll also be hammering...

The Twilight Zone (Ambassadors)

Guest reviewer Franco Milazzo isn't moved in time or space.You'd need a bus pass to actually remember it, but few TV series from the late Fifties made as much of an impact as The Twilight Zone. At the dawn of...

Art (Richmond Theatre)

Art might never have seen the light of British theatres had not Sean Connery and his francophone wife seen a Paris production in 1994 and bought the rights.  Its author, Yasmina Reza, thought she had written...

Call Me Vicky (Pleasance Theatre)

Trudging up the skunk-scented Caledonian Road on an Arsenal home game Wednesday you’re aware how gritty are these off-West-End streets and how little has changed since the 1980s setting of Call Me Vicky. ...