Deliberately timeless: Francesca Street reviews Matthew Whittet’s “hopeful, nostalgic love letter to adolescence”.
What Nigel Farage would probably call ‘rampant socialism’: Gillian Greer reviews Arthur Darvill and Sam Holcroft’s adaptation of Roald Dahl.
Nineties naffness: Holly Williams reviews the first revival of Mark Ravenhill’s play in 20 years.
Ritually killing the nuclear family: David Ralf reviews Frantic Assembly’s latest show at the Lyric, Hammersmith.
“The highlight is actually a silent one”: Brendan Macdonald reviews Mark Simpson and Melanie Challenger’s convention-defying opera.
Filter Theatre serve up “a likeable and knowing custard pie of a show”.
“The pooling water ripples with endlessly skimmed swearwords” at director Sean Holmes’ stylish staging of Simon Stephen’s child gang drama.
Magic and sparkle.
Smoke and mirrors.
Bring the happy.
Monstrosity of our own creation.
A lust-laden study.
Nuance and class.
A pyre of muscle fibres.