Gig economy, gig theatre: Lauren Vevers reviews an DIY, punk Christmas show taking aim at zero-hour work.
Spooks and shadows: Lauren Vevers reviews Janice Okoh’s adaptation of a haunting novel.
Snapshots from Thatcher’s Britain: Lauren Vevers reviews Natalie Ibu’s production of Jim Cartright’s seminal 1985 play, relocated to the North East.
‘Teenage dreamscape’: Lauren Vevers reviews The Paper Birds’ irreverent, nostalgic gig-theatre piece drawn from letters written by teenagers.
‘More disorientating than powerful’: Lauren Vevers reviews Common Wealth’s dystopian immersive show.
‘I’ve never known Sherlock to have a Geordie accent’: Lauren Vevers writes on an atmospheric, distinctly Northern, Conan Doyle adaptation.
Shine on: Lauren Vevers reviews a galvanising coming-of-age story from rapper and actor Kema Sikazwe.
Shy, or just smug? Lauren Vevers reviews a coming-of-age solo show starring Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Theo Ancient.