Perfumed sails: Sophie Okonedo shines in the NT’s swimmingly beautiful staging of Shakespeare’s prickly love story.
‘Gold, sinew and chicken fat’: Nabilah Said reviews Annie Siddons’ epic tribute to SE20 and its residents
Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Forward Arena’s transporting adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s ‘slim, dense, irrepressible novel’
Desire is everything: Adena Jacobs’ staging of Strauss’s opera is full of ponytail-slick, sensuous, striking images.
Invisible women: Josephine Balfour-Oatts reviews Annie-B Parson’s feminist dance response to Samuel Pepys’ Diary
Marriage and infidelity: Ed Nightingale reviews Jamie Lloyd’s productions of The Lover and The Collection.
The common soldiers, the everyday heroes: Ava Davies reviews Alice Oswald’s elegy to the dead of the Iliad.
All aboard the Hades Express: Freddie Machin reviews an immersive dining experience promising to take you to hell and back.
The question of ownership: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Debris Stevenson’s autobiographical ode to grime.
A frozen horizon: Josephine Balfour-Oatts writes on a dance-theatre piece about life on a remote lighthouse.
A modern take on an old story: Nabilah Said reviews Nessah Muthy’s version of One Thousand and One Nights.
Excruciating silences: Peter Brook’s drama is an exercise in painfully slow abstraction.
Nothing else on stage other than her pain: William Drew reviews Jean Cocteau’s end-of-a-realtionship monologue.
WARNING: Hailey Bachrach writes on an unpredictable look at amnesia by young international collective JAMS.
Village politics made mighty: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Matt Hartley’s new play set in a Derbyshire plague village.