Bizarre. Wonderfully so: Mary Halton overcomes a hesitant relationship with the Brontë sisters to be won over by Publick Transport’s Vault festival performance.
The passing of time: Corrie Tan reviews Richard Dodwell’s PLANES and Sylvia Rimat’s This Moment Now as part of NOW17.
Guilt, bitterness and grief: B. L. Sherrington reviews Michael McLean’s Years of Sunlight.
A very familiar spacewalk: Amy Borsuk starts off our Vault Festival 2017 coverage with a review of Brave Badger’s intergalactic play.
The frog at the bottom of the well: Corrie Tan reviews Howard Barker’s In The Depths of Dead Love.
An explosive, joyous celebration of remembering: Gillian Greer reviews Theatre Re as part of the London International Mime Festival 2017.
What’s your posture like? Ka Bradley reviews Joli Vyann’s work about “a very modern malaise”.
Alerts to our own weakness for soothing narratives and comforting ideologies: Sally Hales reviews a particularly timely production of Winter Solstice at the Orange Tree Theatre.
Jazz hands and bananas: Gillian Greer reviews the play based on Joseph Moncure March’s poem.
Entirely unpromising: Eleanor Turney reviews a revival of the musical based on Billy Wilder’s The Apartment.
Yea, slimy things did crawl with legs, / Upon the slimy sea: Emma Smith reviews Simon David Eden’s journey into the American Dream.
“Love, compassion, art and class”: Neil Dowden reviews Andrew Maddock’s new play at Theatre N16.
The Bard meets Mr Potatohead: Sally Hales reviews Les Antliaclastes’ dissection of the Shakespeare industry.
Will children like Extra Yarn? Elated child says: ‘Yes! Yes! Yes!’: Emma Smith reviews the Orange Tree Theatre’s Christmas show for young children.
Graceful and elevating: Duska Radosavljevic reviews Arthur Pita’s dance version of The Little Match Girl.