Monkeying around: Gyre and Gimble’s latest puppetry-infused show is a total joy.
“The audience is both invited in and held at arm’s length”: Emily Holyoake reviews O&O’s devised piece about coping with looking different.
A small-scale, contemporary rags-to-riches story: Emily Holyoake reviews Tom Nicholas’s new play based around video games and depression.
A long and arduous country ramble: Chris White reviews Jessica Barker-Wren’s rural tragicomedy.
A bold, bright, and boisterous show: Emily Holyoake reviews a circus-themed version of Shakespeare’s comedy.
Trying to be part of the gang: Chris White reviews Sleeping Trees at the Boat Shed in Exeter.
“Better off at the pub”: Chris White laments the lack of peanuts and lager at Pub Talks’ Pint Sized Conversation.
Il Pirata and I: Chris White reviews a one-man show about cyclist Marco Pantani.
Engagingly rebellious: Emily Holyoake reviews Tom Ross-Williams and Oonagh Murphy’s riotous participatory, patriarchy-smashing show at Exeter’s Boat Shed Theatre.
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.
Emily Holyoake admits to not quite having the stomach for Chris Harrisson’s visceral storytelling.
We don’t talk about HIV. Not really: Chris White reviews Tom Marshman’s solo show about 1980s Kings Cross as part of the Exeter LGBT History Festival 2017.
Fanatical curtain-twitchers: Chris White reviews the start of the UK tour of Theatre Alibi’s new show.
Growing up sucks. So don’t bother: Chris White reviews the annual From Devon With Love festival in Exeter.
Hope in the form of female friendship.