In Death and the King's Horseman, Wole Soylinka has once again gotten across his message about the tragic consequences of imperial interference.
This is lesser (Athol) Fugard -only those obsessed with seeing all of the South African master's work will feel obliged to see it.
Early Stephen Sondheim gets a fair shake of it in the charming Saturday Night.
This show is definitely a crowd pleaser. Goodbye to the Palace for another decade or so.
Steven Berkoff's On the Waterfront gives us a prodigious display of technique. Unfortunately, the emotional connection is sorely lacking.
Alan Ayckbourn's Woman in Mind gets its first London revival and a great performance from Janie Dee.
Toyer is a mess - a scaremongering two-hander that wastes the talents of actress Alice Krige.
Rupert Goold 's production of King Lear trumps on almost every front, with one of the truest, most empathetic Lears in memory.
This wild and sprawling hymn to multiculturalism is not perfection, but it's just the kind of play the National should be doing.
This revival of the Joe Orton classic is good, but it could have been superb with a more charismatic actor in the title role.