Very much a character study, not a spy drama: Neil Dowden reviews the Hampstead Theatre’s revival of Simon Gray’s play about an unlikely friendship.
Age of Anxiety fears: Sally Hales reviews Anne Washburn’s adaptation of the cult sci-fi series.
The loneliest time of the year: Jonny and the Baptists’ Christmas show has brilliant songs and a big heart.
What should one expect of a play subtitled ‘a queer epic’? Hailey Bachrach reviews Hal Coase’s interweaving of four historical love stories.
Fate, will and loss: Brendan Macdonald reviews the staging of a lesser known work by J. M. Barrie.
A manifesto, a rebellion, a cry for help: Rohanne Udall reviews Vincent Dance Theatre’s exploration of masculine identities.
Festive ugliness: Alice Saville on Hackney’s take on the thorniest of panto plots.
That damned love triangle: Hailey Bachrach reviews the premiere of a revised version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White.
There’s something quite frantic and stressful about trying to have a sexy time… Ka Bradley on House of Kittens and erotic storytelling.
Timely vitality: James Fritz’s intense, sprawling new play is a call to action.
Dinner and a show: Swamp Studios’ immersive drama is as light and fluffy as Dishoom’s biryani.
More of an adventure story than a lullaby: Duska Radosavljevic reviews a new puppetry show about bedtime rituals for 2 – 5 year olds.
Slyly lefty and warmly inclusive: Exeunt’s American writer Hailey Bachrach gets to grips with her first pantomime.
Mischievously destabilises: Francesca Peschier reviews the show that gives critics stage fright.
Grasping, sweaty choreographies of impulse: Paul Hughes reviews Meg Stuart’s work about bodies, bodies, bodies.