Theatre

22 July 2016

Funny Girl: is Sheridan Smith’s star fading?

The Savoy production’s understudy is the breakout star.

13 July 2016

Needles and Opium:
a magical work

Robert Lepage’s multi-media masterpiece continues to inspire and bewitch.

24 June 2016

A blasphemy trial for today

John Osborne’s play about George Holyoake, the last man to stand trial for blasphemy in England, continues to resonate.

Sunset Boulevard: Close to greatness

The performance of Glenn Close once again elevates this musical version of the Billy Wilder classic.

26 February 2016

Trainspotting: crude, rude and brilliant

The stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s classic does not disappoint.

14 December 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber: hitmaker or hack?

The musical-theatre icon is known for pulling in the punters – but he hasn’t had a hit for decades.

27 August 2015

Do disabled acts need a helping hand?

Christian Butler reports on the Edinburgh Fringe’s new push for inclusivity.