Cumberbatch is a 'five-star Hamlet' in hit-and-miss production, but is he a victim of his Sherlock fame?
After 'one hell of a week', actor says being recorded on stage is 'mortifying'
Critics break press tradition to review Cumberbatch's preview night – some praising, others damning
Auditorium swept by 'sudden hurricane of booing' over 'unchoreographed humiliation' of woman
Competition: win a pair of tickets to an 'emotionally enriching' production of Arthur Miller's celebrated play
Stage show will tell the 'untold story' of the boy wizard and his parents before they were killed by Voldemort
Critics cheer feel-good film's stage transfer – but can football ever make good art?
Alistair McGowan is 'extraordinary' as comic thug Savile, but does it work as drama?
Helen Mirren's Queen and Curious Incident top list of British winners at US theatre awards
Critics hail Cooper's 'bold' performance as Broadway hit transfers to London... but it's a shame about the play
James Graham's real-time polling station play for TV and theatre gets a resounding endorsement
'Icily regal' Scott Thomas replaces Helen Mirren as the Queen, while Miliband waits in the wings
Homeland star Damian Lewis 'tears up the stage' but Mamet revival can be 'sluggish', say critics
'The valiant never taste of death but once' - quotes to celebrate the bard's birthday and death day
Cinderella director Branagh hopes troupe of stars will give his West End gamble a fairy tale ending
It's a five-star hit, and five readers of The Week will each win a pair of tickets to see it
Heckling and jeering left children 'terrified' but the cast members argue it was just a bit of 'banter'
Stoppard's first play in nine years packed with ideas but 'dramatically a dud', say critics
Game of Thrones star Menzies charms critics with poverty monologue in luxury hotel suite
Tamsin Greig has critics on the edge of their seats in 'an absolute joy' of a musical