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'
World stage premiere of John Adams's Resurrection tale oratorio is 'fabulously intense'
David Hare turns bestselling book about Mumbai slums into a kaleidoscopic spectacle
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