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
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
Quebecois troupe get back to basics for 'two hours of edge-of-the-seat entertainment'
Playful adaptation of Stalin-era fable has relevance for our own times and the war on terror
RSC's 'jolly' revival of Dekker's Elizabethan comedy has romance, bawdy jokes and pathos
A 'delectably tart' take on film noir and Tinseltown gets a slick revival at the Donmar
Shakespeare's problem play about greed relocates to Las Vegas and 'the gamble pays off'
1927 blend live-action and animation in 'unforgettable' 21st century Frankenstein tale
Sher is tremendous as Falstaff in triumphant Shakespeare double 'bursting with life'
'Brave, witty, riveting' stage show about everyday sexism is unsettling but essential viewing
Clive Rowe returns to Hackney Empire in a joyous, quirky 'triumph of festive camp'
Catherine Tate lights up Sondheim's 'fabulously feelbad' tale of failed American dreams
Multi-storey staging of Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales is 'a magic box of glittering surprises'