The passgae of time has rendered The Common Pursuit, Simon Gray's 1984 play, into a poshly spoken soap opera.
Never Forget may be a brainless jukebox musical-but it's all rather endearing-and delivered without a trace of cynicism.
Ibsen's rarely seen Rosmersholm is receiving a top-drawer Almeida Theatre revival from Tony winner Anthony Page (A Doll's House)
This dull version of The Good Soul of Szechuan may prompt uninitiates of Brecht's work to flee in self-defense.
Hardly, if ever seen in revival, this production of Funny Girl is efficient enough to engage your attention. Its star, Samantha Spiro is no you know who (who could be another Barbra Streisand?), but she's good enough to make the role her own.
Even now, 50 years after its premiere, Harold Pinter's career-making The Birthday Party marches to its own dread-inducing drum.
The second half of Shakespeare's eight-play history cycle here presented for all too short a time.
Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea is an old-fashioned well-made play , given a fine production under the direction of Edward Hall. It still has the power to engage our emotions.
A change of venue( to the Duke of York's from the Royal Court Upstairs) has somewhat diminished the striking debut of Polly Stenham's That Face..
Director Dominic Dromgoole's production of King Lear is credibly engaging and avoids the overly respectful constipation that infects other lesser Lears.