Never cross a picket line: Peter Kirwan reviews the triumphant regional premiere of Beth Steel’s play about Welbeck Colliery
Falling apart: Patrick J. O’Reilly’s physical play is an absurd exploration of mental health.
Inner city pressure: Colin Murphy’s documentary play slides sideways into farce.
Memories of memories: Jane Upton’s one-woman play is touching and thoughtful.
Crying for help: Mark O’Rowe’s new drama asks disturbing questions about loneliness.
Washed away: Wassail Theatre Company’s devised response to the 2013/14 floods plays with space and audience interaction.
27 years later: Rona Munro’s play’s focus has shifted since its premiere in 1991.
A very different Denmark: Paapa Essiedu’s Dane is emotive and intelligent.
Simple8’s adaptation of Forster’s novel is a formulaic take on an intriguing text.
Dream-like ambiguities: a female-led team adapt Marguerite Duras’s 1984 novel of adolescent sexuality.
This feels like progress: John B. Keane’s tragedy is injected with new meaning by Garry Hynes.
“Company of Wolves’ micro-exploration of grief and pain seems achingly timely.”
That live experience heartache: Emily Holyoake reviews Documental Theatre’s radio play about a couple in crisis.
Community, up to a point: Rosemary Waugh reviews Gecko’s new work on being ‘wedded to society’.
Chris McCormack reviews John O’Donovan’s play that brings “the heartbroken gay men of rural Ireland to the stage”.