London's theatre calendar is flooded with exciting new shows, big names and hotshot directors, and there's no way anyone can see them all. Check out our latest theatre reviews for the full rundown, or shortcut to the list below for ten critics' choice theatre shows opening in London this month that you won't regret booking for.
London's top ten new theatre shows
Two acclaimed RSC revivals transfer from Stratford to teh Barbican this month: Polly Findlay's take on classic comedy 'The Alchemist', and Maria Aberg's rave take on 'Doctor Faustus', wherein the actors playing Faustus and Mephistopheles randomly decide who plays which ever night.Read more
We're always a bit wary of 'theatrical dinners', but this looks worth it from a food perspective, at least: avant-garde culinary types Bompas and Parr try and recreate the many gross dishes in Roald Dahl's beloved 'The Twits'. Probably they will in fact be delicious, though you never know.Read more
A critically acclaimed smash off-Broadway, Suzan-Lori Parks's play is set in 1862 and loosely follows the structure of Homer's 'Odyssey', here following Hero, a black American slave, who is promised his freedom if he fights for the Confederacy against the Union.Read more
On-screen nemeses and real-life BFFs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen bring their hailed production of Harold Pinter's 'No Man's Land' to Wyndham's following a short UK tour. Almost certainlythe last time you'll see them on stage together, and perhaps even seperately. Do not miss.Read more