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Review: Riot Act at Live Theatre, Newcastle

Know your history: Tracey Sinclair reviews Alexis Gregory's one-man show channelling the history of LGBTQ+ activism.

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Tim Cowbury and Mark Maughan: “It’s a completely fucked system”

The Claim is a Kafka-esque dive into the UK's asylum system. Here, its creators talk bureaucracy, funding, and making political theatre without the capital 'P'.

18 February


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Review: Pass Over at Kiln Theatre

Waiting for transcendence: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Antoinette Nwandu's play racist police violence and structural discrimination in America.

20 February

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Review: Ladybones at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle

The skull in the backpack: Tracey Sinclair reviews Sorcha McCaffrey's autobiographical show about the realities of living with OCD.

20 February

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Review: The High Table at the Bush Theatre

Heaven-sent: Hannah Greenstreet writes on Temi Wilkey's moving queer Nigerian love story, set in London and the afterlife.

18 February

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Review: Mid Life at Bristol Old Vic

Unlimited stories: Lilith Wozniak reviews Diverse City's exploration of the broad range of women's mid life experiences.

18 February

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Nkenna Akunna

Temi Wilkey: “It feels like a bit of a reckoning”

Playwrights Nkenna Akunna and Temi Wilkey catch up, and talk 'The High Table', internalised homophobia, and what it's like to want a play that's made for you.

Bella Todd

A Call to Critique

Bella Todd writes on why artists with learning disabilities are ready for critical engagement: it's time for critics to catch up.

Alice Saville

The Problematised Populism of MONA FOMA

Tasmania's triumphantly weird arts festival lures in audiences with magic, sweat and glitter.

Alice Saville

A Festival of Brexit

As plans are taking shape for 2022's £120m post-Brexit arts extravaganza, here are some more outward-looking ways to mark Britain's exit from the EU.

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Review: Wuthering Heights at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Mood piece: James Varney paints the violent, lustful landscape of Wuthering Heights in seven panels

18 February

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Review: The Visit at National Theatre

Elegantly wasted: Rosemary Waugh writes on Tony Kushner's elaborate, infuriating rewrite of Friedrich Dürrenmatt's play.

17 February

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Review: Death of England at National Theatre

Tangled roots: J N Benjamin writes on Roy Williams and Clint Dyer's exploration of working class culture.

17 February

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Review: Leopoldstadt at Wyndham’s Theatre

Casting a shadow: Hailey Bachrach writes on the moving darkness of Tom Stoppard's study of Jewish identity.

17 February


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Live Fanzines

Josh Coates is curating performance nights that bring fandom offline and onto the stage. Here's why.


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The 2020s: A Decade in Review

Exeunt sends its writers to the dawn of the 2030s to survey a tumultuous decade in theatre.


28 December
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A Quease-mas Carol

Leaves you feeling Peaky: Natasha Tripney dissects Steven Knight's cruelly misjudged Dickens adaptation for the BBC.


25 December
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Exeunt’s Most Memorable UK-wide Theatre 2019

Primordial dance, irreverent costume drama and communal experiences: Exeunt's writers pick out the shows beyond the M25 which have stuck with them in 2019.


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