How to write a review: Brendan Macdonald drafts some instructions for writing about Split Britches’ latest performance.
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.
A conversation: Elete N-F reviews an intimate take on Hamlet, starring Cush Jumbo.
Destruction and ruin: Farah Najib reviews Cordelia Lynn’s bleak, mud-strewn story of a relationship.
Superb and surprising: Brendan Macdonald falls under the spell of Yaël Farber’s take on Macbeth.
Echoes in history: James Varney writes on hauntings in this revival of Katori Hall’s play set on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death.
Little house on memory lane: Alice Saville revisits Martin McDonagh’s brilliantly horrible play.
In-between days: Alice Saville reviews Le Gateau Chocolat’s quiet, reflective directorial debut.
Bildungsroman: Tracey Sinclair reviews a double bill of North Eastern coming of age stories.
“Embarrassingly perfect”: Miriam Sallon is delighted by this creative candlelit retelling of Ovid’s stories.
Let the good times roll: Frey Kwa Hawking writes about Birmingham Rep and National Theatre’s celebratory 25th anniversary staging of East is East.