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Salad Days is easy to dismiss is the lightest of light entertainment, but has plenty of political punch under its joyous exterior.
Director, Amy Draper, packs plenty into realising writer Daniel Winder's ambitious take on the Grimm fairytale, but the show needs to be edited back to two hours maximum running time to succ…
The Cunning Little Vixen is a opera favourite but no less fascinating for that, especially in this innovative and engaging production.
Long a star of Wicked, Willemijn Verkaik delivers a splendid one-off concert to her adoring fans.
The Marriage of Kim K is an innovative melding of musical genres, as three couples find life together more difficult than expected, their lives revealed in a very 21st century style.
I Loved Lucy returns to the West End with a change in tone, but retaining its charm and its pathos with another incandescent star performance from Sandra Dickinson.
La Voix Humaine, Poulenc's one act, one soprano opera based on a play by Jean Cocteau, is a visceral, demanding, rewarding evening, ferociously up to date in every sense.
King Kong A Comedy tries a little too hard for laughs, but captures some of the pathos of its 1933 movie inspiration in a breathless 80 minutes show..
A Macbeth that stays true to the 17th century origin of the play, yet feels bang up to date with plenty for teenage fans of Game of Thrones and Shakespeare veterans to enjoy.
Blondel The Musical has elements of pantomime and elements of the real punch of musical theatre in a show that works well only intermittently.
These Tress Are Made Of Blood tells the story of Argentina's Dirty War using cabaret as a vehicle to describe the horrors and the politics that drove it.
La Strada, adapted from the Fellini movie is a play with music that captures the style and ethics of a classic movie, indeed the Neo-Realism style.
Vixen updates Leos Janacek's opera for the victims of Generation Rent moving the action into the big city of 2017 with hi tech and great singing.
Annie Get Your Gun delivers wonderful, uncynical entertainment, the romance studded with some of the finest songs ever written for the theatre.
Jam, Matt Parvin's first play, shows promise but cannot overcome its structural and narrative problems to deliver its full potential.
The Mikado is as much as ever in this all male version that showcases the great songs with some fine voices.
Continuing our series of favourite musical theatre songs is Carol Channing's version of 'Hello, Dolly'
Othello's extraordinary tapestry of human vulnerabilities, brilliantly woven in Richard Twyman's brutal production, remains as relevant today as ever.
Teeth 'n' Smiles is an early work by Sir David Hare, tracking a punk band's disastrous night playing Jesus College Cambridge's 1978 May Ball.
Greg Hicks' Richard III twists and turns his evil until he's left with nobody to hate, screaming for a horse and escape.
110 In The Shade is both old-fashioned and bang up to date, full of pleasing songs, fine performances and a heartwarming message of love and hope.
Occupational Hazards portrays the chaos of post-Saddam Iraq through the eyes of Rory Stewart, who was there and who tried.
Cosmic Trigger The Play is an exhilarating event that entertains and educates, full of fun but never losing the serious dimension to Robert Anton Wilson's work.
Voices From Chernobyl reminds us of a largely forgotten disaster and the terrible human cost, a price still being paid today.
Home Truths nine plays paint a picture of chaotic and cruel housing policies that have shafted the poor for decades with little sign of any change coming - and it's also funny, warm and clev…
Divine Chaos Of Starry Things is so concerned about the politics of revolution, colonialism and feminism that the stuff of drama is lost.
The Braille Legacy tells the story of Louis Braille's fight for his system that allowed blind people to read by touch - music good, but book and lyrics lack excitement.
Nuclear War comprises elements of drama, dance, mime and song to create a dystopian vision of an alienating present that seemed both overly familiar and hazily unfocused.
Whisper House comprises some lovely songs beautifully sung, but lacks the narrative drive one expects in musical theatre.
It's back to the 90s at the King's Head for a show brimming with that decade's biggest hits sung wonderfully well.