Simple8’s adaptation of Forster’s novel is a formulaic take on an intriguing text.
Dream-like ambiguities: a female-led team adapt Marguerite Duras’s 1984 novel of adolescent sexuality.
This is sounding like a history lesson: Rob Icke’s Almeida production offers contemporary parallels galore.
A case study in miscalculation: Henry Darke’s new play forgets to check its privilege.
The horror! The horror! Dominic Allen and Simon Maeder dive into the weird world of HP Lovecraft.
This feels like progress: John B. Keane’s tragedy is injected with new meaning by Garry Hynes.
Rage against the machine: Magali Rousseau is upstaged by her mechanical menagerie.
The world’s largest game of Jenga: Nacho Flores’ delicate exploration of a cubist landscape.
Queens of Crime: this music hall melodrama eschews subtlety and sensitivity.
Words can be weaponised: ten short plays expose the challenges of introducing nuance to the #MeToo conversation.
Rock Paper Scissors Shoot. Ava Davies responds to Alex Oates’ one-man darknet drama.
“Company of Wolves’ micro-exploration of grief and pain seems achingly timely.”
Art in its purest state: Ka Bradley unpicks the intensely weird power of Peeping Tom’s show.
Roots and routes: Brendan Macdonald reviews Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play about identity, freedom, and brotherhood.
Disneyland and the death penalty: Francesca Peschier reviews Will Eno’s off-beat family drama.