“A bit too clean and palatable”: Miriam Gillinson reviews Simon Stephen’s new adaptation of Brecht.
“Do you ever get the sense that we’re one spark away from a revolution?” Tim Bano addresses Suhayla El-Bushra’s state of the nation farce.
Insightful, but essentially non-theatrical: Neil Dowden reviews Gillian Slovo and Nicolas Kent’s collaboration on jihadism.
“It’s a deeply uncomfortable play to watch, and one that makes us confront, head-on, our own assumptions.”
“Coping. With sex. With loss. With each other”: Brendan Macdonald reviews Jack Thorne’s work.
Eleanor Turney reviews August Wilson’s “clever and depressingly relevant play”, in which music is simply work.
Post-show discussion: Gary and Effie sit down for a chat…
Down the rabbit hole, into the mad world of the NT’s muddling musical.
A biblical storm.
As frustrating as it is intriguing.
On with the show.
Participation and accountability.
Wrestled with, beautifully.