All About Eve becomes much ado about nothing and rather dull into the bargain.
A splendidly performed revival of a dazzling play about the aftermath of changing partners which has withstood the passage of time. One to see.
Possibly the worst musical of 2019 - and the year has only just begun - it tells how the Can-Can was born.
James "Biddie" Biddlecombe delights with a cabaret programme filled with something old, something new and something just a tiny bit suggestive.
An intriguing and well acted version of the Dracula story in a most unusual venue, the first time a play has been staged there.
Black theatre company Talawa arrive at the Royal Court with an impressive piece about a young woman facing up to life on her own.
A one off evening in which two great ladies of the musical stage sing, tell stories and enchant the audience in the process.
The Armenian genocide was one of the great now more or less forgotten crimes against humanity - this splendid play is about surviving the unimaginable.
Every night something different - a high wire act without a safety net as the Stoppers create a brand new musical on the spot.
Set in a funfair the performers tell about the plight of refugees and asylum seekers welcomed to Britain - enlightening, moving, infuriating.
Two interesting plays from Arrow & Traps about two relatively unknown women who in a world of men lived their lives in their own way.
A powerful story of three men returning from different conflicts and the problems they face fitting back into a society - genuinely unmissable theatre.
A splendid cast work hard in a less than sparkling show directed by Shuntaro Fujita and supervised by Thom Southerland in a brilliantly reconfigured theatre.
Unmissable account of a great forgotten Prime Minister who presided over a Government of titans which brought about most of what we take for granted about the Britain we live in.
Splendid award winning production returns to the main stage of the Arcola - a deserved return with fine performances all round.
Two twitchers end up on a remote Scottish island which the Government plan to use as a place to text anthrax - it is 1939. There to look at the birds and the island and report back they emncounter the only two inhabitants, a cantankerous old man and his repressed niece. One thing leads to another as the girl comes between the boys and the birds.
A worth while revival of a 1982 play of interest as it signals what was to come from Kevin Elyot, although it is showing its age - but saved by good performances all round.