Ruthless! The Musical

There’s something strange about the Arts Theatre. It claims to be a West End house but it only has affiliate status with the Society of London Theatre and it doesn’t look or feel like its distant cousins...

Brief Encounter (Empire Haymarket)

I’ve known for a while that Edward Albee wanted Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf to be a quartet for four gay men, and pondered how Noel Coward’s Private Lives would work if all four partners were also...

Fanny and Alexander (Old Vic)

It may be better not to have seen the movie Fanny and Alexander. Coming to the stage version untainted you’ll have a stronger chance to enjoy an exuberant energy and ribald theatricality that doesn’t...

The Best Man (Playhouse Theatre)

A good old-fashioned play about good old-fashioned politics. Gore Vidal’s 1960 satire The Best Man is based around the Democratic convention where in reality JFK won his nomination. Each of Vidal’s...