Putting in a shift: Angelo Irving reviews Quarantine’s 12-hour mass portrait of the workers of Leeds.
Ghosts from the future: Lilith Wozniak reviews Strike A Light’s show created with youth climate activists from Gloucester.
Containing multitudes: Angelo Irving reviews Ryan Calais Cameron’s play about a group of Black men attending group therapy.
Snapshots from Thatcher’s Britain: Lauren Vevers reviews Natalie Ibu’s production of Jim Cartright’s seminal 1985 play, relocated to the North East.
Something fishy going on: Brendan Macdonald writes on Marek Horn’s ‘delightful’ ecological satire exploring the human desire to know.
Bildungsroman: Tracey Sinclair reviews a double bill of North Eastern coming of age stories.
En garde: Hannah Greenstreet writes on Gracie Gardner’s ‘poised, a little weird and deeply funny’ play about a friendship between two teenage fencers.
Details and background: James Varney writes on Common Wealth’s portrait of three Bradford men, taking in the city, Islamophobia and modified car culture.
Text surgery: Mostyn Jones writes on Anthony Almeida’s new production of the Tennessee Williams classic for English Touring Theatre.
‘Poetic lyricism and joyful irreverence’: Farah Najib writes on Jasmine Lee-Jones solo show, a personal excavation of the erasure of Black creatives through history.
Freedom in music: Angelo Irving writes on Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s new play about a group of female prisoners who form a punk band.
Living with hope: Naomi Obeng reviews Phoebe Frances Brown’s frank, warm story of navigating life with incurable cancer.
Not falling down: James Varney reviews Stuart Slade’s Bruntwood Judges’ Prize-winning play about a sixteen year-old girl diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Rich tapestry: Brendan Macdonald writes on this ‘joyful and critical examination of the Kilnâ€™s local community and its diverse history’.
‘A rallying cry’: Louise Jones reviews Fehinti Balogun and ComplicitÃ©’s filmed show about the former’s journey into climate activism.