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.

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.


The Coming Storm

Catherine Love visits In Between Time, Bristol's biannual festival of live art and performance.

©Richard Davenport 2012. London UK. Chris Goode Publicity Images

Finding The Words

In the third of our Bruntwood Prize series, Catherine Love discusses the reasons why she writes about theatre.