Some thoughts on work and exploitation, following Mark Shenton’s statement that he’ll no longer go to shows made by unpaid creatives.
“Brexit has sent a subconscious ‘exodus call’.” – European company Little Soldier talk leaving, uncertainty and the impact of the ‘yes’ vote.
The author of ‘Frozen’ and a new adaptation of ‘Brighton Rock’ talks female anger, reimagining romantic fiction, and the banality of murder.
Alice Saville writes on how theatre offers a way to put the past in dialogue with the present.
Revenge fantasies: two women craft stories for survival in this wonderfully noirish performance.
As Waterloo’s ever-growing arts festival returns for 2018, Alice Saville asks its co-director Mat Burt what it offers young companies.
The world unseen: Annie Baker’s play is beyond haunting.
Plenty of fish: Alice Saville on a same-sex, internet-age romance that loses its way.
Alice Saville explores why it’s time to stop talking about ‘theatre etiquette’, and to start thinking about the behaviour of all sections of the audience.
Festive ugliness: Alice Saville on Hackney’s take on the thorniest of panto plots.
It’s the spendiest time of the year, so here are some London theatre shows that are perfect for family trips or pals’ nights out – and under £15.
It takes a village to raise a child… Alice Saville reviews the West End transfer of Tom MacRae and Dan Gillespie Sells’ new musical.
As $elfie$ comes to Hackney Showroom, Malik Nashad Sharpe explores the Black and Queer contexts behind their performance.
Self-awareness, irony and sweaty palms: Alice Saville reviews Emma Rice’s joyful, chocolate-covered love story.
Following reports of abusive behaviour at Courtyard Theatre, Alice Saville explores how conditions in fringe theatres allow bad practice to go unchecked.