Gary Naylor is chief reviewer for westend.broadwayworld.com and feels privileged to see so much of London's theatre.
He writes about cricket at nestaquin.wordpress.com and also for The Guardian, Spin Cricket and Channel Five and commentates at testmatchsofa.com. His writing on films and other subjects is at tootingtrumpet.wordpress.com.
Comments are always welcome.
BWW Reviews: SIRO-A, Leicester Square Theatre, February 4 2013
February 5, 2013
Gary Naylor sees a unique, funny and dazzling show from Japan
BWW Reviews: OTHELLO, The CLF Art Cafe at The Bussey Building, January 29 2013
January 30, 2013
Gary Naylor sees a slice of classic ruthlessness as selfish cunning trumps innocent trust.
BWW Reviews: THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, Old Red Lion Theatre, January 24 2013
January 25, 2013
Gary Naylor sees a slice of Bronx life in the mid 80s.
BWW Reviews: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, New Wimbledon Theatre, January 21 2013
January 22, 2013
Gary Naylor does the Timewarp again...
BWW Reviews: BACHARACH: OF LIFE AND LOVESONG, St James Theatre Studio, January 19 2013
January 20, 2013
Gary Naylor wallows in the glorious songs of a great songwriter.
BWW Reviews: TROJAN WOMEN, Brockley Jack Theatre, January 17 2013
January 18, 2013
Gary Naylor sees a message from the past for the present and, one fears, the future.
BWW Reviews: MONKEY BARS, Unicorn Theatre, January 11 2013
January 12, 2013
Gary Naylor enjoys children's words in the mouths of adults.
BWW Reviews: FAIR EM, Union Theatre, January 10 2013
January 11, 2013
Gary Naylor sees a rollicking good comedy - a kind of Carry On up the Battle of Hastings
BWW Reviews: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL'S KOOZA, Royal Albert Hall, January 8 2013
January 9, 2013
Gary Naylor sees a Cirque du Soleil show as big and bold as ever in its execution, if not in its conception.
BWW Reviews: IVY PAIGE'S SCANDALOUS, Leicester Square Theatre, December 30 2012
December 31, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a show with plenty of high points.
BWW Reviews: GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM, Phoenix Theatre, December 27 2012
December 28, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a wartime story of an odd couple who find themselves in adversity.
BWW Reviews: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Middle Temple Hall, December 22 2012
December 23, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys a fine interpretation of a classic tale in an extraordinary venue.
BWW Reviews: SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAM ON, Chickenshed Theatre, December 20 2012
December 22, 2012
Gary Naylor sees another Chickenshed Christmas spectacular.
BWW Reviews: MEOW MEOW'S LITTLE MATCH GIRL, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, December 19 2012
December 21, 2012
Gary Naylor sees the Little Match Girl get close, but no cigar.
BWW Reviews: A THORNTON WILDER CHRISTMAS, The King's Head Theatre, December 18 2012
December 19, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys two small, but punchy, vignettes of American Life.
BWW Reviews: SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, New Wimbledon Theatre, December 14 2012
December 15, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a New Wimbledon Theatre tradition continue to develop.
BWW Reviews: JULIEN COTTEREAU: IMAGINE TOI, Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, December 13 2012
December 14, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a master mime create a magical show
BWW Reviews: GET ALADDIN, Landor, December 12 2012
December 13, 2012
Gary Naylor sees another adult panto, one that is more an orthodox panto with swearing.
BWW Reviews: THE THREE MUSKETEERS, Rosemary Branch Theatre, December 11 2012
December 12, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a North London tradition continue.
BWW Reviews: SEUSSICAL, Arts Theatre, December 9 2012
December 10, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys a musical for young people that will delight parents as much as kids.
BWW Reviews: CINDERELLA, The Broadway Theatre, Barking, December 7 2012
December 10, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a good old-fashioned panto delivered with great enthusiasm
BWW Reviews: I DO! I DO! Riverside Studios, December 6 2012
December 8, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a musical about marriage - well, a certain kind of marriage.
BWW Reviews: EX LIBRIS MACABRE - A NIGHT OF DARK FAIRYTALES, Marylebone Gardens, December 5 2012
December 6, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys an evening of seasonal scares!
BWW Reviews: THE ARCHITECTS, Shunt at the Biscuit Factory, December 4 2012
December 5, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a extraordinary space used for an occasionally extraordinary piece of theatre
BWW Reviews: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, Union Theatre, December 2 2012
December 4, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys a charming revival of a gentle musical.
BWW Reviews: ROBIN HOOD, Greenwich Theatre, December 2 2012
December 2, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a traditional panto in a traditional home of panto
BWW Reviews: DICK!, Leicester Square Theatre, December 1 2012
December 2, 2012
Gary Naylor sees his first panto of the season. Oh yes he does.
BWW Reviews: HOMEWORK, London Theatre, November 15 2012
November 18, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a slice of his future and feels the fear.
BWW Reviews: THE UPSTAIRS ROOM, The King's Head Theatre, November 16 2012
November 18, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a city, and a man, sink under the weight of the past.
BWW Reviews: SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, Arcola Theatre, November 14 2012
November 15, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a brutal examination of brutal times.
BWW Reviews: LOT AND HIS GOD, The Print Room, November 9 2012
November 12, 2012
Gary Naylor sees that rarest of plays - one that leaves you wanting more.
BWW Reviews: OPPOSITION, Ovalhouse Theatre, November 8 2012
November 9, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a piece of performance art that examines the devaluing of language by politics.
BWW Reviews: UTOPIA (LIMITED), Greenwich Theatre, November 7 2012
November 8, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys a production full of gusto and no little polish
BWW Reviews: STEEL PIER, Union Theatre, November 6 2012
November 7, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a neglected musical brought to London.
BWW Reviews: BUT I CD ONLY WHISPER, Arcola Theatre, November 2 2012
November 4, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a play about the grip violence holds its various victims.
BWW Reviews: I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE!, Riverside Studios, October 31 2012
November 1, 2012
Gary Naylor sees an off-Broadway classic that hits more than it misses.
BWW Reviews: THE SUPREME FABULETTES IN LOVE, RHYTHM AND TEARS, Madame JoJo's, October 24 2012
October 25, 2012
Gary Naylor sees a fabulous show from the Fabulettes
BWW Reviews: DROWNING ROCK, Camden People's Theatre, October 23 2012
October 24, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys an old-fashioned horror story for Hallowe'en
BWW Reviews: 9 TO 5, New Wimbledon Theatre, October 22 2012
October 23, 2012
Gary Naylor enjoys a bit of alpha male bashing
BWW Reviews: THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY, Hoxton Hall, October 18 2012
October 20, 2012
Gary Naylor sees courtly intrigue in an extraordinary setting.