Power play: Amelia Forsbrook reviews Ian Rickson’s production of Pinter.
Ka Bradley reviews Some People Say, Father Figurine and Reclaim the word slut! as part of Resolution 2018.
A talent for unearthing character interiority: Brendan Macdonald reviews Caroline Byrne’s take on Bertram and Helena’s sort-of love story.
Community, up to a point: Rosemary Waugh reviews Gecko’s new work on being ‘wedded to society’.
Nostalgic cliché: William Drew reviews Petit théâtre de gestes as part of the London International Mime Festival 2018.
Chris McCormack reviews John O’Donovan’s play that brings “the heartbroken gay men of rural Ireland to the stage”.
Plenty of fish: Alice Saville on a same-sex, internet-age romance that loses its way.
The need to be understood: Dave Fargnoli reviews Tim Cowbury’s new play about seeking asylum and being lost in translation.
Hypnotic, ritualistic, something impossible and mesmeric: Francesca Peschier reviews the London premiere of Gandini Juggling’s new show.
Brash and arresting, profane and profound: Brendan Macdonald reviews a revival of Steven Berkoff’s East End play.
And other back-page freak accidents… Brendan Macdonald reviews a revival of Abi Morgan’s 2001 play about causality and the past.
A hyperactive primary-coloured tale: Amelia Forsbrook reviews Cirque du Soleil’s new show.
A father in an urn and women that want to be heard, not seen: Francesca Peschier reviews the winning entries in a new monologue competition.
“It’s a show you can’t take notes about, don’t really want to be a critic about, don’t really want to be an adult about.”
Lots of knots: Rosemary Waugh reviews the arrival of Andrea Dunbar’s play at the Royal Court.