Catherine Love Contributing 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.


Mother Figures

Greyscale's Selma Dimitrijevic on casting men as mothers and her play Gods Are Fallen and All Safety Gone.

Desperation. Photo: Richard Davenport.


at Arcola TheatreFour.

The hard sell.


The Money

Catherine Love and Annegret Märten discuss Kaleider's playful piece of game-theatre.

Jpeg 1. Janet Etuk as Grace and Sean O'Callaghan as Phil in Beyond Caring. Photograph by Mark Douet  I80A4988

“The Director as God is Bullshit”

Alexander Zeldin on his show, Beyond Caring, and why "theatre has to be alive in every second."


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.