REVIEWS

The first full-length ballet choreographed by Akram Khan should carry a disclaimer explaining that any resemblance to the ballet composed by Adolphe Adam is...

There’s a slightly uncomfortable feeling of deja vu around The Libertine. As with Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn, which transferred from Shakespeare’s Globe to a...

The f-word. The c-word. Obscenities. Entwined loins reaching mutual orgasm in dark woods. DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover is a frank exploration of sex,...

It's the tension that really gets to you. This co-production by Tobacco Factory Theatres and the Orange Tree Theatre is the first major revival...

Based on the true story of the newspaper published on the Western Front for British soldiers during the First World War, The Wipers Times...

The Norwich-based Baroque Theatre Company is a small touring company with a big vision. Its latest offering is far from comfortable. Ira Levin’s other...

Both William Shakespeare and the Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu died in 1616, a coincidence that inspired A Shakespearean Handan Dream. In juxtaposing the Chinese opera...

After looking at all things yellow in The Yellow Show, the sky in The Sky Show, faces in The Face Show and water in...

Dante or Die creates innovative, site specific theatre in everyday, and often unlikely places. Its latest production Take on Me does just that, as...

This autumn, Glenda Jackson will return to the stage as King Lear and the Donmar will be presenting its third all-female Shakespeare production with...

The Union Theatre, now relocated to a brand-new space across the road, is a space I’ve previously dubbed the National Theatre of fringe musicals...

The Ruby Dolls is a delectable and enviably glamorous quartet, specialising in storytelling through four-part harmony musical numbers. Featuring music from Amy Winehouse, Beyonce and...
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