A surfeit of bluster: Tom Moyser writes on an overblown homage to Lovecraft.
Both old-fashioned and futuristic: Lilith Wozniak writes on an atmospheric staging of Samuel Butler’s 19th century science fiction novel.
Gentle and gently devastating: Hannah Greenstreet writes on Jessica Butcher’s exploration of a mother-daughter relationship.
There is a serious gap in the magic circle regarding Slytherin representation: Francesca Peschier reviews a show by the Sherlock Holmes of magicians.
One woman and an elf: Rosemary Waugh reviews a Finnish play about the sauna.
A conversation: Brendan Macdonald reviews Ad Infinitum’s new show about fatherhood.
Unmoored: Crystal Bennes reviews a play loosely based on Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar.
Flight is a ‘perfectly programmed high-art theme park ride.’
What Girls Are Made Of looks back on a teenage brush with stardom with adult wisdom and a 90s soundtrack.
Hannah Greenstreet writes on Lydia Larson’s hilarious monologue about “the fantasy lives we build to survive”.
Visual richness: Hannah Greenstreet writes on the images of Breach Theatre’s show, which dramatises the story of baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi.
Simon Longman’s new play highlights the cyclical bleakness of village life.
Sisyphus with a shitty cell phone: Nicole Serratore reviews Eve Nicol’s play about modern relationships.
Om nom nom nom nom: Tom Moyser reviews Mamoru Iriguchi’s show for children.
The elephant in the room: Freddie Machin reviews Nick Mohammed’s alter ego Mr Swallow, back with an old-school magic show.