Words and non-words: Rosemary Waugh reviews Yaël Farber’s production of David Harrower’s Knives in Hens.
More than a forgotten town? Louise Jones reviews Jackie Hagan’s quiet celebration of the people of Skelmersdale.
Poignant depths and comedic shallows: Joy Martin reviews two aquatic tales of loneliness and longing.
Beware of icebergs: Eve Allin reviews Mr and Mrs Clark’s new show about all the things that scare us.
Keep calm and eat Bran Flakes: Rosemary Waugh reviews a new show about anxiety and obsessive thoughts.
Trying to be big and brilliant: Miriam Gillinson reviews Christopher Shinn’s new play about a tech billionaire on a mission.
#RhodesMustFall: Geoff Mills reviews the Baxter Theatre’s play about student demonstrations at the University of Cape Town.
A radical reenvisioning: Geoff Mills reviews a stage adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s story of Jesus, from Mary’s perspective.
From Africa to Scotland, and back again: Rosemary Waugh reviews Jaimini Jethwa’s new play about the expulsion of Ugandan-Asians by Idi Amin.
The witch’s rumspringa: Brendan Macdonald reviews the return of Kiki’s Delivery Service to the Southwark Playhouse.
Let’s celebrate: the debut show from Emergency Chorus is a gawky, joyful evocation of the present moment.
A metatheatrical unpicking of race and queerness: Eve Allin on an “intimidatingly clever” love story.
Talking out your ass: Joy Martin on a critic-baiting performance by Zoë Coombs Marr, Ursula Martinez and Adrienne Truscott.
Starry-eyed: Rosemary Waugh reviews Manual Cinema’s intergalactic coming of age story.
BFFs: Rosemary Waugh reviews Elinor Cook’s new play about female friendship.