Sweet and sharp: Tracey Sinclair writes on nostalgia, family and food in an adaptation of Nigel Slater’s memoir.
‘I’ve never known Sherlock to have a Geordie accent’: Lauren Vevers writes on an atmospheric, distinctly Northern, Conan Doyle adaptation.
Comedy over chemistry: Tracey Sinclair writes on an uneven production from the Watermill Ensemble with lacking lovers but plentiful laughs.
‘Cheekiness and verve’: Tracey Sinclair reviews Melody Sproates’ debut show, an entirely lip-synced exploration of life as a young non-binary person.
‘Sharpened like a blade’: Tracey Sinclair reviews an intimate, impromptu-feeling revival of John McGrath’s landmark play.
‘Battered but not broken’: Tracey Sinclair writes on a confronting adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s novel set in war-torn Kabul.
Stark reminder: Tracey Sinclair writes on Abbot Dance Theatre’s commemoration of the women’s suffrage movement.
Shine on: Lauren Vevers reviews a galvanising coming-of-age story from rapper and actor Kema Sikazwe.
‘A magic box of delights’: Tracey Sinclair reviews Frozen Light’s tactile, sensory show for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
‘Sharpness and spikiness’: Tracey Sinclair reviews Katie Arnstein’s nostalgia-laced debut show about a feminist coming-of-age.
Scuttling sand-creatures and killer hairballs: Tracey Sinclair reviews a duo of surreal puppet shows at Newcastle’s Moving Parts Festival.
Who cares?: Tracey Sinclair reviews John McKenna’s theatrical enquiry into Northern Ireland’s political landscape.
Privatisation and private moments: Tracey Sinclair reviews a double bill of plays addressing hot social issues as part of Live Theatre’s Elevator Festival for new work.
‘Freed from traditional confines’: Tracey Sinclair, self-proclaimed ‘dance ignoramus’, reviews a double bill from BalletBoyz.
‘Alan Bennett with funkier hair’: Tracey Sinclair reviews a one-man show about political factionalism and punk music at Live Theatre’s Elevator Festival.