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...

A Princess Undone (Park Theatre)

Before there was Meghan, before Kate’s bump, Pippa’s rump, Fergie’s indiscretions or the tabloid gift-that-keeps-on-giving which was Diana, the press devoured Princess Margaret as a constantly watchable...

Foul Pages (Hope Theatre)

I tried seven different puns for 'ruff' to illustrate Robin Hooper's Foul Pages at the Hope Theatre.  But you can make up your own. A feisty countess (Clare Bloomer) commissions Ian Hallard’s pliant...

Gundog (Royal Court)

We’re visibly, audibly on a windswept moorland in Chloe Lamford’s dirt-shovelled set for Gundog and start well with two excellent actors - Ria Zmitrowicz who was movingly one of the Rochdale grooming...

Julius Caesar (Bridge Theatre)

SEVEN THINGS I LEARNED AT JULIUS CAESAR: The Bridge Theatre is still a lovely venue, and the flexibility of staging is astonishing. Its great that £15 day tickets are available and young audiences can...