Catherine Love on a flimsy gig-theatre exploration of the Lancashire Cotton Famine.
A very British dissection of American popular culture: Catherine Love reviews a double bill of works at Flare Festival 2017.
A pairing of the whimsical and the sinister: Catherine Love reviews an eclectic double-bill at Manchester’s Flare Festival.
Not with a bang but with a party popper: Catherine Love reviews the world premiere of Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari’s immersive apocalypse show.
Shifting the conversation from the mind to the gut: Catherine Love reviews Powder Keg’s new show about climate change.
“What on earth am I watching here?”: Aniqah Choudhri has her preconceptions blown away by a modernised Jane Austen adaptation.
Magical-realism by way of light yet damning political critique: Catherine Love reviews Alan Harris’ “strange, delicate” 2015 Bruntwood Prize-winner.
Dangerously charged: Catherine Love reviews Footprint Theatre’s performance of Daniel in Manchester.
A thing of then and now and whatever the hell might be next: Catherine Love reviews Cock and Bull, two years on from when it was made.
Death. Illness. Identity: Catherine Love reviews the Sick! Festival in Manchester.
This is unquestionably about identity: Catherine Love reviews Lucy Jane Parkinson in JOAN.
The truly transformative nature of Graeae’s approach can’t be underestimated: Joe Turnbull from Disability Arts Online reviews a new production of Lorca’s play using an all-female, D/deaf and disabled cast.
Somewhere across the icy waters: Catherine Love reviews Liz Nunnery’s WWII play with songs.
An uncertain piece of theatre in uncertain times: Catherine Love reviews Powder Keg’s performance as part of PUSH festival 2017.
We don’t just see the ethical conundrums faced by factory owners; we experience them: Catherine Love reviews World Factory.