Village politics made mighty: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Matt Hartley’s new play set in a Derbyshire plague village.
Document open, review jump out… Nabilah Said reviews Polarbear’s one-man show about how to tell a story.
Wine, dine, smash the gender binary: Freddie Machin on Shotgun Carousel’s Bacchic dinner-theatre experience.
Pleasure-seeking animals: Ben Okri’s play is a visceral, accessible take on Albert Camus’s existentialist classic.
Revolutionary acts: Henry Gleaden on Nadia Fall’s alarmingly current-feeling first show as AD at Theatre Royal Stratford East.
The beauty of brotherhood: J N Benjamin reviews the stage adaptation of Chigozie Obioma‘s novel.
Nabilah Said’s twin cinema review of Arinzé Kene’s powerful solo show.
An enemy of the people: Sally Hales reviews the West End debut of Dawn King’s ‘neat, slick, streamlined four-hander’.
Listen up: Rosemary Waugh reviews a six-part programme led by Natalia Osipova.
Hailey Bachrach reviews a flapper-era adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy.
Youth and age, past and future: Verity Healey reviews Vinay Patel’s new play about an Indian couple and their route to London via Kenya.
Penetrate the earth in the wrong way it will react. Penetrate the human body with enough daily violence and what…? Maddy Costa reviews Jo Bannon’s new work as part of Unlimited Festival.
Middle class problems: Francesca Peschier writes on Alexis Zegerman’s exploration of rules, religion, and cultural legacy.
Frey Kwa Hawking reviews a play that ‘doesn’t make conventional sense, but a kind of sense you feel intuitively.’
A dress rehearsal for an ideal world: Nabilah Said reviews a musical about three generations of the same family.