Catherine Love Features Editor

Catherine Love

Catherine is a freelance arts journalist and theatre critic. She writes regularly for titles including The Guardian, The Stage and WhatsOnStage. She is also currently an AHRC funded PhD candidate at Royal Holloway, University of London, pursuing research into the relationship between text and performance in 21st century British theatre.


Performance, Politics, Participation

Exeunt hosts an afternoon of political debate and discussion at The Yard.

Survival of the fittest. Photo: Richard Davenport.


at Theatre 503Two.

Austerity logic.

Impossible to speak. Photo: Richard Davenport.

So It Goes

at Shoreditch Town HallThree.

The unsaid and unsayable.

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The Power of Words

Catherine Love and Tim Bano on this year's National Student Drama Festival.

The Question

Women Centre Stage

"The majority of parts written for women are shit compared to what the lads get to do."

Alternate lives. Photo: Savannah Photographic.


at Theatre 503Three.

Digital natives.

Forest Fringe (photo by Jemima Yong)

Doing Things with Bodies

Catherine Love on dance, performance and the Forest Fringe's recent residency at The Place.

Professional doorstep-hopping.


at Arcola Theatre

Urban lyricism.

An archive of anxiety. Photo: James Drew.

Roleplay. Photo: Alexander Newton.


at Donmar Warehouse

Swap, hurt, repeat.