Lockdown retrospective: Tracey Sinclair reviews James Graham’s play which surveys the summer lockdown through the eyes of a new relationship.
Menace à trois: Lilith Wozniak reviews a revival of Pinter’s reverse-chronological adultery drama
Covid culture: James Varney explores the new ways we engage with performance via RashDash’s documentary album, listened to from home.
Home from home: Tracey Sinclair writes on an ‘eclectic but entertaining’ selection of ten-minute dramas by emerging writers.
Unreliable connection: Louise Jones reviews a series of short performances exploring isolation and togetherness, co-presented with Opera North.
Internal voices: Lily Levinson encounters Rafaella Marcus’s intimate audio play, performed by Katherine Parkinson.
Queer longings: Gemma Lawrence’s play charts a lockdown romance forged at a distance.
Digital shadows: Wambui Hardcastle encounters a video podcast about online afterlives that you can watch on your mobile phone.
Out of credit: Tracey Sinclair reviews a livestream of Laura Lindow’s new play, an ‘urban fable’ about the impact of the rollout of Universal Credit in the North East.
Rain, sun, cloud: Lily Levinson reviews a letter-based performance that revisits the blurry days of lockdown.
Give it time: Ben Kulvichit writes on how durational performances are perfectly suited to the present moment.
Come to the party: Ka Bradley reflects on two communal viewings of Manon – one on a big screen, one on a small screen.
Friendly overtures: Rosemary Waugh writes on her confidence-boosting one-to-one therapy session from an opera singer.
Echoes through time: Hannah Greenstreet writes on her encounters with Alice Birch’s haunting exploration of intergenerational trauma.
Essential work: Alice Saville explores how Nathan Ellis’s interactive play works better from home.