A beautifully nostalgic painting: Emily Holyoake reflects on Exeter Northcott’s fresh E. Nesbit adaptation and on the theatre’s recent resurrection as a producing house.
Rave theatre: Chris McCormack reviews a dystopian western at Cork Midsummer Festival.
Shifting the conversation from the mind to the gut: Catherine Love reviews Powder Keg’s new show about climate change.
Fascinatingly elegiac: Chris McCormack reflects on a revival of Lynda Radley’s 2011 play at Cork Midsummer Festival.
As loaded as its title: Chris McCormack reviews Painted Bird’s Susanne R. Day resurrection job at Cork Midsummer Festival.
Chilling isolation in an untameable wilderness: Christine Irvine reviews Blue Raincoat’s retelling of Ernest Shackleton’s doomed expedition.
Francesca Peschier reviews Manfred Karge’s play about “a mass let’s-pretend expedition”.
Searching in the dark: Chris McCormack reviews an autobiographical play about a bid to discover the author’s birth parents.
A powerful, highly fitting homage to real stories: Adam Bruce reviews Zodwa Nyoni’s punchy, poetic paean to Leeds life.
Serie A in the senate house: Rosemary Waugh reviews a production of Julius Caesar featuring final year students from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Of pebbles which the waves draw back: Rosemary Waugh reviews Nic McQuillan’s new one-man show about love and loss.
Lacks real poignancy: The flaws in this little-performed Tennessee Williams are exposed in Jonathan Kent’s laboured production, says Neil Dowden.
A wealth of variety and charm: Louise Jones review On the Wire’s From Shore to Shore.
This bird is stuck in its nest: Ross Gaynor’s eclectic new one-man drama at Dublin’s Theatre Upstairs doesn’t quite deliver, says Chris McCormack.
Our lady in York (Louise Jones) reviews Our Man in Havana – in text messages.