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Review: How to Win Against History at the Young Vic

Disarmingly virtuosic: Seiriol Davies' Edinburgh musical sensation transfers to London.

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Callisto: A Queer Epic

Hannah Greenstreet sits in on rehearsals for Forward Arena's queer, time-hopping epic.

6 December


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Review: Callisto: a queer epic at the Arcola Theatre

What should one expect of a play subtitled ‘a queer epic’? Hailey Bachrach reviews Hal Coase's interweaving of four historical love stories.

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Review: The Little Matchgirl at Bristol Old Vic

Joy and darkness: Lilith Wozniak on the periodically uncomfortable charms of Emma Rice and Joel Horwood's family show.

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Review: Dear Brutus at the Southwark Playhouse

Fate, will and loss: Brendan Macdonald reviews the staging of a lesser known work by J. M. Barrie.

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Review: Dick Whittington at Exeter Northcott Theatre

Dicking about: Exeter Northcott's panto is a triumphant traditional treat.

9 December

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Ifeyinwa Frederick

Why it’s time for musical theatre to embrace grime

“Hard-to-reach audiences are not hard to reach if you speak their language" - Ifeyinwa Frederick argues for a new direction for musical theatre.

Alice Saville

Christmas Theatre on a Budget

It's the spendiest time of the year, so here are some London theatre shows that are perfect for family trips or pals' nights out - and under £15.

Diana Damian Martin

Diorama for Shoalstone Pool

Slow criticism: Diana Damian and Anette Therese Pettersen consider a meditative seaside performance created by Norwegian artist Ingri Fiksdal.

Annegret Märten

Voila! Europe

Three EU migrants discuss their experiences at a 'non-Brexit-fearing festival' of work from Europe.

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Review: The Red Shoes at the Gate Theatre, Dublin

Dancing feet: Nancy Harris' Hans Christian Andersen adaptation brims with "barely suppressed sorrow and heartbreak".

8 December

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Review: Two of Clubs at Theatre Upstairs, Dublin

Sweet and sour: Jessica Leen's new play sounds great, but regresses into petty drama.

7 December

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Review: A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic

"Like those Christmas selections that come in an actual tin with some of the biscuits so posh they warrant their own silver foil."

7 December

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Review: Barnum at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Bigger isn’t always better: Francesca Peschier is underwhelmed by the humbug prince.

7 December


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24 November
Malik Nashad Sharpe

Aesthetics Off Centre

As $elfie$ comes to Hackney Showroom, Malik Nashad Sharpe explores the Black and Queer contexts behind their performance.


22 November
Exeunt Staff

Wild Bore: A Dialogue

'Wild Bore' is a furious, filthy take-down of theatre reviewing at its worst. But how fair is it on critics? Exeunt's writers discuss.


16 November
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The Olivier: Some Modest Proposals

As the National Theatre struggles to find a hit to fill its biggest stage, Exeunt's writers suggest some ideas of their own.


14 November
Alice Saville

The dark side of the fringe

Following reports of abusive behaviour at Courtyard Theatre, Alice Saville explores how conditions in fringe theatres allow bad practice to go unchecked.


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