A hero’s journey: Yorkshire-based rapper Testament’s play explores hiking and history.
Blood is thicker than water: Ava Davies writes on Francis Turnly’s The Great Wave.
A teasing sext to the benchmarks of ballet: Ka Bradley reviews The Suit, and A Dream Within A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Dangerously close: Alexander Matthews’ social drama set in a South London Indian Restaurant just about skirts stereotyping.
Rip-roaringly funny: Naomi Sheldon’s Edinburgh Fringe hit makes a triumphant transfer to London.
Shopping bags and parcel tape: Rosemary Waugh reviews Rufus Norris’s after-the-war Shakespeare.
Farewell, puritanism: Rosemary Waugh reviews the stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s famous film.
Pilgrimage and existential doubt: Amelia Forsbrook reviews Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia at the Barbican
Mother and lover: Amelia Forsbrook reviews the new stage adaptation of Colin Higgins’ cult classic film
Vanishing acts: Lee Anderson reviews the stage adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s cult novel
Feeling blue: Rosemary Waugh reviews the premiere of Dennis Kelly’s one-woman play.
Love and land: Rosemary Waugh reviews Peter Gill’s painfully realistic picture of a relationship
Reset and start again: Hailey Bachrach reviews the premiere of Stephanie Jacob’s family comedy
Full of teenage melodrama: Ed Nightingale reviews the shortened version of Alan Ayckbourn’s dystopian epic (and it’s still a disappointment).
Closures, consolidation, and restructuring: Dave Fargnoli reviews a re-fashioning of John Dryden’s Aureng-zebe.