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.

All display. Photo: Helen Murray.


at Bush TheatreTwo.

Mucky allegory.

Party politics. Photo: Bob Workman.

Destruction and Renewal

Stories about stories and "flailing hopefulness": Catherine Love's theatrical highlights of 2014.

Photo: Ellie Kurttz.


at LOST TheatreThree.

Packed with plot.


Collaborative Events

Farnham Maltings director Gavin Stride on village hall theatre and the "rural touring" label.

Experts in the grotesque.

How a Man Crumbled

at The VaultsThree.

Grotesque absurdity.

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Village Halls, Village Voices

Pentabus take Rory Mullarkey's World War One play, Each Slow Dusk, on a rural tour.


Something from Nothing

Barrel Organ discuss unpredictability and the evolution of their debut show, Nothing.