A Christmas Carol, Lost Theatre ★★★

Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens’s adaptation gets the amateur treatment

Soho Cinders, Union Theatre, London ★★★★

It’s safe to call 2016 as the year of Stiles and Drewe, isn’t it? With Half a Sixpence transferring into the West End from Chichester Festival Theatre (where their Travels With My Aunt also debuted), Wind in the Willows touring the UK and rumours that their adaptation of Soapdish may finally be finding its away to…

Peter Pan, National Theatre ★★★★★

A movingly hilarious production that combines the magical nature of Never Land and the transformative power of storytelling with the melancholia inherent in Barrie’s writing