This week has seen plenty of excitement in London – here is just a few new things you might want to see and experience…
1. Twelfth Night, National Theatre: one of the main productions to officially open in London this week is Simon Godwin’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy, starring Tamsin Greig who is playing a transformed Malvolia. On until 13th May. Discover what critics have said about the production here.
2. The Girls, Phoenix Theatre: Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s new musical has been enchanting audiences and critics alike and is now booking its stay in the West End until the 15th July. Find out what critics have been saying here. (To buy tickets for the production visit Ticketmaster.co.uk , ATG Tickets , Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.)
3. Hamlet, Almeida Theatre: if you don’t mind spending roughly four hours at the theatre then this Robert Icke production is the one for you – if you can get hold of tickets. The production stars Sherlock star Andrew Scott and critics have been giving mixed reviews towards it, but there is no doubting this is the production that everyone is talking about.
4. The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, Criterion Theatre: with a brand new cast, new scenes and plenty of new jokes this production is still as funny as ever, still pulling in large crowds of people. Ideal to see if you just need a good laugh or to be entertained for a couple of hours. (To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk. )
5. America After the Fall, Royal Academy of Arts: this latest exhibition at the Royal Academy looks at how artists covered the America in the wake of the Great Wall Crash. On display until the 4th June, critics have given their thoughts on the exhibition which can be read here.