Rising star Alistair McDowall dazzles critics with a complex, gripping urban sci-fi thriller
Scientist Chris Rapley's 'quietly powerful' theatre talk is not just good, it's necessary
Catchy stage version of female factory worker film has salty humour and quirky, big-hearted charm
'Richly authentic' new play tackles life in an alcoholics' hostel with dark humour and empathy
Intimate candlelit staging of Ford's 17th-century sibling incest tragedy is 'a scorcher'
Sondheim's grimly comic musical staged in London's oldest pie shop is 'brilliantly atmospheric'
'Searing' 90-minute version of Ibsen's domestic drama distils the essence of tragedy
David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Imelda Marcos musical is like an 'intoxicating' dancefloor Evita
Young Vic stages 'grimly witty' retelling of classic tale of an aristocratic family avoiding reality
Imelda Staunton is a 'magnificent' in scintillating staging of Broadway classic
This grungy, rebellious staging reminds us of the possibilities of gender-blind casting
Game of Thrones' Harry Lloyd 'utterly charismatic' as Dostoyevsky's troubled anti-hero
Scott Thomas thrills critics as Sophocles's tragic heroine in 'kill-for-a-ticket triumph' at Old Vic
The audience 'laughed openly' and the critics say Lindsay Lohan was like a 'not specially gifted schoolgirl'
Lenny Henry stars in 'funny, humane, reggae-saturated' show about family, race and social mobility
Omielan's 'joyous, raucous' confessional comedy about modern womanhood is a tonic
Maxine Peake gives a star turn as the troubled prince in Manchester's 'fabulous, feminised' new Hamlet
Cillian Murphy and Stephen Rea superb in Enda Walsh's sublime, slapstick study of humanity
Searing revival of Shepard's modern classic about sibling rivalry 'grabs by the jugular'
Ambitious dramatisation of award-winning World War One novel is 'quietly compelling'
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