Village politics made mighty: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Matt Hartley’s new play set in a Derbyshire plague village.
An enemy of the people: Sally Hales reviews the West End debut of Dawn King’s ‘neat, slick, streamlined four-hander’.
Penetrate the earth in the wrong way it will react. Penetrate the human body with enough daily violence and what…? Maddy Costa reviews Jo Bannon’s new work as part of Unlimited Festival.
Frey Kwa Hawking reviews a play that ‘doesn’t make conventional sense, but a kind of sense you feel intuitively.’
You have nothing to fear: Rosemary Waugh reviews Scottish Dance Theatre with a work inspired by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Makes a seemingly little play vast: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews the Public Acts production of Shakespeare’s Pericles.
Reclaiming a poet: Rosemary Waugh reviews Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play about Emilia Bassano.
‘The bleak loneliness faced by the outcasts of society’: Nabilah Said reviews this one-man show about an illegal digital market place.
Meaningful and lovely: Laura Wade’s exploration of ’50s domesticity swells into something surprisingly heartfelt.
Just your average guy… until he’s not: Rosemary Waugh reviews Claire van Kampen’s Othello.
Ian McKellan is exceptional in a King Lear that’s all about Lear.
American dreaming: Rosemary Waugh reviews the story of the Lehman brothers.
Intricately drawn: Alice Saville on the soaring, beautiful musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel.
A disordered kingdom: Ionesco’s play is an absurd meditation on mortality.
Warning: this review explodes. Hannah Greenstreet grapples with Rory Mullarkey’s new play.