Claire writes: Reviews of “In Celebration”, with Orlando Bloom in his London stage debut, have been appearing in UK newspapers.

The Observer’s critic was impressed with Orlando’s acting, and indeed the whole production. [More]

On the other hand, the Telegraph’s reviewer really didn’t like the play at all, and his opinion of Orlando definitely comes under the heading of “damning with faint praise”.

The Independent’s review feels that the play always lacked psychological depth and is now rather dated. [More]

Dated, perhaps, but still having an impact, is the opinion of The Times’ reviewer. [More]

There are more compliments, too, in The Stage, the theatrical world’s trade paper. [More]