Michael Billington

I'm the Guardian's theatre critic, biographer of Harold Pinter and author most recently of State of the Nation: British Theatre Since 1945

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Strange Fruit review – Caryl Phillips’ immigrant family feel the heat
June, 18 2019
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Plenty review – David Hare's epic of despair has a Brexit echo
June, 14 2019
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The Pope review – Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson's papal powerplay
June, 13 2019
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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike review – Chekhovian comic curio
June, 12 2019
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A Midsummer Night's Dream review – join the fiesta with Gwendoline Christie
June, 11 2019
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Garry review – murder and sexual torment trigger stellar pub theatre
June, 7 2019
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The Knight of the Burning Pestle review – dimwit swordsman skewers theatre snobs
June, 6 2019
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Venice Preserved review – thrills, S&M sex and Restoration politics
May, 31 2019
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Flinch review – Gen Z couple's fears, fights and restless ecstasy
May, 30 2019
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Rutherford and Son review – Roger Allam is magnificent in Edwardian classic
May, 29 2019
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King Hedley II review – Lenny Henry and Aaron Pierre make a dynamic duo
May, 24 2019
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Our Town review – Ellen McDougall's Wilder revival hits home with force
May, 23 2019
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Anna review – lies and surveillance in communist East Berlin
May, 22 2019
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The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil review – buoyant revival of a Scottish classic
May, 21 2019
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White Pearl review – a racist ad, and a bracingly funny corporate satire
May, 17 2019
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Orpheus Descending review – Tennessee Williams’ melodrama back from the dead
May, 16 2019
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The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson review – satire fails to skewer
May, 14 2019
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The Provoked Wife review – when wedlock turns to deadlock
May, 13 2019
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Death of a Salesman review – Miller's masterwork is given urgent new life
May, 10 2019
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Ian McKellen review – heartfelt hilarity from a crusader of the stage
May, 9 2019
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The Memory of Water review – bickering sisters stir up family ghosts
May, 8 2019
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Jude review – Hardy's hero becomes a Syrian refugee in Howard Brenton's reworking
May, 5 2019
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Rosmersholm review – Atwell and Burke are breathtaking in Ibsen masterpiece
May, 3 2019
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Man of La Mancha review – Kelsey Grammer quixotically cast in starry misfire
May, 1 2019
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Hell Yes I'm Tough Enough review – the far too thick of it
April, 29 2019
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Gang fights, Ophelia up close, and Mark Rylance. Happy birthday, Shakespeare
April, 28 2019
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Jane Clegg review – suffrage-era gem shines again
April, 26 2019
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Ghosts review – spirits of the dead haunt Ibsen's gripping classic
April, 25 2019
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All My Sons review – Sally Field and Bill Pullman deliver a Miller for our times
April, 23 2019
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Sweet Charity review – Anne-Marie Duff has the rhythm of life
April, 18 2019
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Three Sisters review – Frecknall and Ferran reunite for clannish Chekhov
April, 17 2019
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Sweeney Todd review – raging underdog adds politics to the pies
April, 16 2019
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A German Life review – Maggie Smith shines as Goebbels' secretary
April, 12 2019
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Rooms review – Enda Walsh's empty spaces are full of despair
April, 12 2019
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Little Miss Sunshine review – feuding family hits the road to a new tune
April, 2 2019
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Maggie May review – Lionel Bart's musical will show you a good time
March, 31 2019
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Grief Is the Thing With Feathers review – Cillian Murphy is a wonder
March, 29 2019
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Wolfie review – Sisters Grimm weave a fairytale with a social conscience
March, 26 2019
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Edmond de Bergerac review – France's hectic answer to Shakespeare in Love
March, 22 2019
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Downstate review – big-question drama on how we live with child abusers
March, 21 2019
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The Bay at Nice review – David Hare's battle of duty and desire
March, 20 2019
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Betrayal review – Hiddleston is superb in haunting drama of deception
March, 14 2019
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Admissions review – a harsh lesson for white liberals
March, 13 2019
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Strike Up the Band review – cheese-war satire roasts the American whey
March, 11 2019
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Waitress review – guilty passions served up with warmth
March, 7 2019
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Richard II review – women of colour's blazing show reflects our current chaos
March, 7 2019
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Alys, Always review – stylish staging of Harriet Lane's thriller
March, 6 2019
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Counting Sheep review – feverish show recreates Kiev uprising
February, 28 2019
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The Son review – Florian Zeller's frightening tale of teen depression
February, 27 2019
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Equus review – Peter Shaffer's homoerotic classic is exhilarating
February, 25 2019
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