Checkmate: Benny and Bjorn’s classic eighties musical is completely ridiculous
Francesca Peschier reviews Hideki Noda’s “utterly bizarre gender-bending kaleidoscopic piece of work”.
A Will Young concert with a bit of story: the musical adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 doesn’t sparkle as bright as its sequins.
If Pixar did electrons… Francesca Peschier reviews a piece of circus based on the discovery of radioactivity
Ahead of an open meeting on ‘The Value of Design’, eight designers at all career levels discuss the struggle for fair working conditions.
No shoes: Francesca Peschier reviews a play inspired by the Monica Lewinsky scandal through its costumes
Francesca Peschier explores how regional and working class accents are both underused and misused by theatre.
Who on earth is this for? Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s inane Off-Broadway cult hit punches down not up, and that’s the least of its problems.
A good night out: Francesca Peschier on Matthew Bugg’s bawdy wartime musical.
You won’t look at dry cleaning bags with such ease ever again: Francesca Peschier reviews Silent Faces’ office-based comedy.
The bizarre and the nastiness in the everyday: Francesca Peschier reviews a forgotten play by Auden and Isherwood
Stephanie Jacob’s new play about modern slavery is ‘menacingly volatile’.
Francesca Peschier has a long, hard think about why she didn’t like this.
Sophocles…but make it punk: Francesca Peschier reviews DumbWise Theatre’s take on a classic.
If in doubt, get naked and jump on the table: Terry Johnson’s tribute to Ken Campbell has lessons for life as well as theatre.