THEATRE REVIEWS

Are you a Simpsons fan?

Are you a Simpsons fan?

Robert Tanitch reviews Mr Burns at Almeida Theatre, London N1 Memory makes storytellers of us all. How reliable are old memories? The fact that something is vivid in our mind doesn’t guarantee that it ...
Power must be taken. It’s never given

Power must be taken. It’s never given

Robert Tanitch reviews The Confessions of Gordon Brown at Ambassadors, London WC2 This is the story of the most successful Chancellor of the Exchequer in British history who longed to be Prime Ministe ...
Turgenev’s great Russian novel on stage

Turgenev’s great Russian novel on stage

Robert Tanitch reviews Fathers and Sons at Donmar Theatre, London WC2 Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883), precursor to Anton Chekhov, always wanted to reproduce the reality of life correctly. So Brian Friel’s ...