More than a forgotten town? Louise Jones reviews Jackie Hagan’s quiet celebration of the people of Skelmersdale.
Lively, non-stop and irreverent: Louise Jones reviews the HandleBards high energy take on As You Like It.
A wealth of variety and charm: Louise Jones review On the Wire’s From Shore to Shore.
Our lady in York (Louise Jones) reviews Our Man in Havana – in text messages.
Better than Creme Eggs: Louise Jones reviews Northern Broadsides’s hugely entertaining version of Cyrano de Bergerac.
Keeping heads above water: Louise Jones reviews Sandi Toksvig’s play about care home residents trying to escape a flood.
Don’t be put off by the doilies: Louise Jones reviews Philip Meeks’ play about Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford.
A satisfying sense of dissatisfaction: Louise Jones reviews Box of Tricks’ production of Narvik.
Catching glimpses of illicit courtship: Louise Jones reviews an immersive version of The Great Gatsby in York.
Mary Shelley is Frankenstein: Louise Jones reviews a promenade performance in York that rethinks Mary Shelley and her famous creation.
York’s snickleways are coming to digital life thanks to Vespertine, which holds a series of night-time experiences. Louise Jones interviews the company’s creative producer, Yvonne Carmichael, to discover how they mix theatre and tech to breathe new life into the city tour.
Louise Jones reviews a production of Henry Naylor’s Iraq War play which makes the most of silence and spotlights.
Louise Jones reviews the J.B. Priestley play that’s still a good distraction from “the state of Europe for an hour or two”.
Child’s play: Louise Jones reviews Theatre Ad Infinitum’s devised work.
Arctic rolls and limited roles: Louise Jones reviews Mhairi Grealis’s play about women and weight.