Catherine Love News & Comment 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.

Endless glamour. Photo: Tristram Kenton.

Here Lies Love

at National TheatreFour.

The party of power.

Psychological damage.

Phenomenal People

at Camden People's Theatre

Telling different stories.

©Aenne Pallasca

All Change Festival

A genre-blurring, formally playful weekend at the Lyric Hammersmith Fun Palace.

Splinters of images. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.


Engaging with Disappearance

Chris Goode on nostalgia, ephemerality and returning to his show Longwave.

Community and togetherness.

Home Sweet Home

at The Albany

Local stories.


Everyday Feminism

Louise Orwin, Susanna Hislop and Hannah Silva on making feminist theatre.


True Brits

at Assembly HallThree.

National ties.

Infectiously warm. Photo: Mihaela Bodlovic.

Every Brilliant Thing

at SummerhallFour.

Affirming the beauty of life.

Openness and optimism.


at SummerhallFour.

Baring all.