Review: Splayed Festival, The Place

Bodies that matter: Ka Bradley writes on digital dance performances from Splayed Festival, which put focus on disabled and queer bodies, exploring how they negotiate the world.

Published Yesterday


Reseeding connections

Jade Montserrat writes on the germination process of her new filmed performance, part of performingbordersLIVE20.

21 October


Review: Bubble at Nottingham Playhouse

Lockdown retrospective: Tracey Sinclair reviews James Graham's play which surveys the summer lockdown through the eyes of a new relationship.

Published Yesterday


Review: Betrayal at Theatre Royal Bath

Menace à trois: Lilith Wozniak reviews a revival of Pinter's reverse-chronological adultery drama

25 October


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Review: Don’t Go Back to Sleep: The Lockdown Album at HOME, Manchester

Covid culture: James Varney explores the new ways we engage with performance via RashDash's documentary album, listened to from home.

22 October


Review: Tools For Change at Traverse Theatre (online)

Thinking inside the box; Angelo Irving writes on three films that explore the experiences of marginalised women, built around plays from the Theatre Uncut archive.

21 October


Angelo Irving

It’s time for artists to speak out against government gaslighting

As artists come under pressure not to bite the hand that feeds them, Angelo Irving argues that it's time to see the government's actions for what they really are.

Rosemary Waugh

Debbie Hannan: “I’m stepping onto the ship at the exact moment it’s hitting the iceberg!” 

Traverse Theatre's incoming co-artistic director Debbie Hannan talks class, the fringe, and rethinking theatre's power structures.

Alice Saville

People are theatre’s biggest asset; it’s time to start valuing them

As the UK's leaders use the language of business to justify further devastation to theatre, Alice Saville argues that they're looking for value in the wrong places.

Natasha Tripney

An Open Verdict

Should cases be tried in theatres? Natasha Tripney asks lawyers and theatremakers for their views on the Lowry's role as a temporary courtroom.

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Review: small hours, IF Oxford and Oxford Playhouse

Broken nights: Lily Levinson writes on Ava Wong Davies and Mandala Theatre's 'unsettling and theatrically imaginative' digital play, exploring sleep disturbance.

21 October


Review: Macbeth, Big Telly Theatre

'I hope it works': Amy Borsuk writes on Zoe Seaton's playful, interactive online production of Macbeth, which combines theatre and horror film aesthetics through impressive special effects.

16 October


Review: The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse

A shattered treehouse: Alice Saville writes on the furious emotional intensity of Jason Robert Brown's story of heartbreak, performed by two actor-musicians.

15 October


Review: On The Line, Northumbria University

Bridging the gap: Wambui Hardcastle writes about an online showcase of work by graduating Northumbria University students.

13 October

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