Cooking up a storm: In-Sook Chappell’s adaptation of Helen Tse’s memoir is moving and original.
A love letter to Blitz London: Aniqah Choudhri reviews Matthew Bourne’s wartime fairy-tale.
No future: Catherine Love reviews Chris Goode’s furiously intelligent take on the punk movie classic.
Thornton Wilder’s 1938 play is a “giddily expansive” exploration of community and the passing of time.
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.