A cosmic filing cabinet: Alice Saville shifts through her memories of Headlong and National Theatre’s show about what lives on.
It’s still unclear what form 2021’s Edinburgh Fringe is going to take. Alice Saville argues that for the festival to survive, deeper conversation and decisive change is needed.
Down the rabbit hole: Alice Saville reviews a feverish satire of pandemic-era Britain, performed by young people.
Sheltering in place: Alice Saville reviews Amy Berryman’s log cabin drama, set against a backdrop of global climate crisis.
Joyful scenes: Alice Saville’s illustrated review sketches the magic of Sean Holmes production, as it reopens The Globe.
Cooking up a storm: Alice Saville reviews a fan-created musical inspired by Pixar’s tale of a talented rodent chef.
‘Liveness’ is central to theatre’s identity. But how can you create it online? And do you need to? Alice Saville explores the tangled set of questions facing 2020’s artists and producers.
A shattered treehouse: Alice Saville writes on the furious emotional intensity of Jason Robert Brown’s story of heartbreak, performed by two actor-musicians.
Queer longings: Gemma Lawrence’s play charts a lockdown romance forged at a distance.
As the UK’s leaders use the language of business to justify further devastation to theatre, Alice Saville argues that they’re looking for value in the wrong places.
Essential work: Alice Saville explores how Nathan Ellis’s interactive play works better from home.
Alice Saville writes on surviving through lockdown, and learning to love livestreamed theatre.
As Equity drafts a new code of conduct for critics, Alice Saville writes about racism and reviewing.
Alice Saville collates some arguments for urgently funding theatres now, so that they’ll still be there for us in whatever world awaits us in 2021.
A new initiative is holding theatres accountable on Black representation. Here’s more info, plus thoughts on Exeunt’s aims for the future.