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The Cherry Orchard, Young Vic, theatre review: A haunted, bleak experience

Chekhov without an interval?  It sounds like a wanton exercise in sadism against the bladder.

Here Lies Love, National Theatre (Dorfman), London – review

A musical that tells the life story of Imelda Marcos with a brash, cavorting seductiveness

Henry IV, Donmar Warehouse, London

Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female production finds truth and resonance in Shakespeare

Royal Ballet: Manon review striking Osipova not quite in her stride

Natalia Osipovas portrayal of ballets most ambivalent and sexual female character is vivid but the production lacks directionKenneth MacMillans Manon may be 40 years old, but the ballets heroine remains one of the most contemporary or at least the most i

Speed-the-Plow, Playhouse Theatre, London

Bad news for the vultures: Lindsay Lohan puts in a good performance in this Mamet revival

Speed-the-Plow, Playhouse Theatre, London

Playhouse Theatre, London : David Mamet's 1988 play is an arresting but derivative satire on Hollywood's shallow values, but its staging now inadvertently provides its own commentary on the West End's own rush to the bottom. A play about a pair of opportu

Speed-the-Plow, Playhouse Theatre, review: 'Lindsay Lohan holds her head up high'

This workaday but watchable revival doesn't soar to the heights of its predecessors, says Dominic Cavendish, but you can't blame the star actress for that

Speed-the-plow, theatre review: What a turn up! Lindsay Lohan silences the doubters with a deft performance

Did she turn up to this most intensely – not to say, morbidly – awaited First Night of the theatrical season? Yes, she did. Did she stay to the end? Indubitably. Did she remember all her lines (the prompters who jogged her memory during the painfully

The Angry Brigade, Theatre Royal, Plymouth

James Graham’s new play is a fact-based cops and revolutionaries tale set in 1970s Britain

Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo – INALA – London

Camille Breacher and James Butcher in INALA.© Giulietta Verdon-Roe. (Click image for larger version) Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo INALA London, Sadler’s Wells 17 September 2014 Ladysmith Black Mamba