The 2023 thriller to beat.
Powerful, unforgettable and deeply disturbing.
Hilarious, over the top, frequently bitter and lavishly dressed gay rant
You may have the time of your life. That is twice I have not.
Compelling tale of political conformity’s sacrificial victim
A first rate cast and direction of a disturbing and flawed musical.
‘Classic tale of woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown’
A Carol like no other splendidly staged and performed.
Philip Lee dazzles in the title role but look out for the cow in this not quite a pantomime
What happens when you don't have health insurance. A comedy with lots to make you think.
An outstanding performance of a little known violin concerto by Nielsen, and a mostly excellent Shostakovich Fifth Symphony
A concert to put you in the mood for the festive season
A sprawling, enthralling epic story about Irish and Jewish nationalism - and bombs.
Heart-warming sentiment on the side of the angels in opera adaptation of classic Christmas film.
A Happy Holidays show for those who like shows like this.
A magical festive delight that invites us to see the worlds as it is, but with wonder.
Stimulating, inventive and provocative tale about growing up.
And now for something completely different - or,as the blurb says, deck the halls with Dickens and Doyle.
A mixed evening of music, by turns engaging and sometimes over-intellectual.
Dazzling,diverting and brilliantly performed theatre of the absurd play.
Stunning performance by the Belgian National Orchestra under Conductor Roberto González-Monjas, and pianist Paul Lewis
Testosterone is bursting out all over in this brash, loud, well sung revival.
An intense and richly realised piece of music theatre.
A stunning, revelatory performance of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto by CBSO Principal Clarinet, Oliver Janes
The latest in the Brockley Jack Studio’s short run pieces is a moving tale about overcoming grief in quite the most unusual way and the strangest of places. It is a monologue performed with great sensitivity by Brendan Dunlea as Paddy, an Irish farmer whose son Kieran h as committed suicide leaving him and his wife bereft. What they do is, their son having left money, is use it to travel and one of the places they end up in …
Competent but uninspiring premiere of a play based on Isherwood's novel.
The games afoot - prepare to join Sherlock on yet another difficult case.
Glorious evening of concerti and some seminal British orchestral works
An exciting blank verse drama about a battle to secure power. Worth catching.
A bold but unsuccessful attempt to resuscitate a late Williams play.
Nordic gloom in abundance in a well performed but ultimately disappointing resurrection of a late Ibsen play.
The raunchiest show in town, an unmissable mix of modern dance and flamenco.
A thoughtful, melodically rich take on the ancient Welsh tale of the faithful hound, Gelert
Demeter - above - pondering her daughter's behaviour in a splendid, challenging play.
Who could ask for anything more? - a dazzling revival dazzlingly danced.
Skillfully staged and drilled production by the National Youth Music Theatre
Luke Bayer delivers a high octane performance
A tuneful work in progress which one day may be a massive hit
Interesting idea but flogged to death in overlong show#
On another glorious summer’s evening of music in Hereford Cathedral as part of this year’s 294th Three Choirs Festival the Philharmonia Orchestra, under the mostly assured baton of Finnish conductor Emilia Hoving, and with the outstanding soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn, gave fine performances of a new premiere by Rolf Martinsson, an orchestral song cycle, Ich denke Dein, and the ever fresh Fourth Symphony by Gustav Mahler. Martinsson’s cycle sets five poems; two by Goethe, two by Rilke and one by Eichendorff. …
A sweet, late-summer evening of music, with tales of chivalry and sweet honey-sucking bees