It’s been a very exciting year for theatre. Here are 28 of our reviewers favourite shows of 2018. If you would like to review in 2019, please write to, with a sample of your work and the area you live in.

1. Wise Children (Old Vic)
2. Translations (National Theatre)
3. Hamilton (Victoria Palace Theatre)
4. Moonlight/Night School (Harold Pinter Theatre)
5. Building the Wall (Park Theatre)
6. The York Realist (Donmar Warehouse)
7. The Jungle (Playhouse Theatre)
8. Salome (Royal Opera House)
9. The Writer (Almeida Theatre)
10. Still Alice (Richmond Theatre)
11. 17th C (The Old Vic)
12. Simon Boccanegra (Royal Opera House)
13. The Lehman Trilogy (National Theatre)
14. The Producers (Royal Exchange)
15. Dennis of Penge (Ovalhouse)
16. Nine Night (National Theatre)
17. Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Royal Opera House)
18. The Inheritance (Young Vic)
19. Sweat (The Donmar)
20. The Tell-Tale heart (National Theatre)
21. A Very Very Dark Matter (The Bridge)
22. Girls and Boys (Royal Court)
23. Measure for Measure (Donmar Warehouse)
24. Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House)
25. The Rink (Southark Playhouse)
26. The Watsons (Minerva, Chichester)
27. Dust (Trafalgar Studios)
28. Company (Gielgud)