Digging down: this family-friendly adaptation of Louis Sachar’s novel isn’t afraid of asking big questions.
What might’ve been: the ENB’s Tchaikovsky for kids fails to spark the imagination.
Weathering the storm: David Haig’s D-Day drama is old-fashioned and expertly acted.
The bees are saved, and everybody listens: Maddy Costa reviews Tim Crouch’s new show for children and adults.
Don’t panic: Rosemary Waugh reviews Free Falling, a double bill of dance works by Hagit Yakira
A magnolia paint job: Maddy Costa reviews the Royal Opera’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s story.
A widescreen battle of the sexes: Ed Nightingale reviews Michelle Barnette’s new play about modern relationships
Honouring the past: Brendan Macdonald reviews Matthew Lopez’s two-part play inspired by E. M. Forster
Seething resentment: Bruce Graham’s play applies the heat to an exploration of prejudice and hypocrisy in Philadelphia.
Rituals of remembrance: Argentinian artist Lola Arias’ exploration of the Falklands War comes to York.
Blood cells and viruses: Arinzé Kene’s solo show is a complex exploration of gentrification and representation.
Who on earth is this for? Joel Paley and Marvin Laird’s inane Off-Broadway cult hit punches down not up, and that’s the least of its problems.
Love and hate: Stephanie Silver’s play explores the impact of the 7/7 bombings on a group of teenage Londoners.
A hero’s journey: Yorkshire-based rapper Testament’s play explores hiking and history.
Voicing the fears of refugees: Catherine Young’s new work explores the life of asylum seekers in Ireland.