Peeping Tom’s new piece, a follow-up to the distinctive Mother, “a strange and unsettling piece of dance theatre, laced with deadpan humour”, according to our critic, this promises to be one of the highlights of this year’s London International Mime Festival. It’s at the Barbican from January 30-February 2.
Theo Ancient, who played Albus Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, stars in Michael Ross’ new comic play about an introverted young man. It kicks off its tour at Newcastle’s Live Theatre on January 30.
Adrian Lester and US actor Katy Sullivan, from the original Off-Broadway production, star in Edward Hall’s production of the UK premiere of Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer-winning play about the nature of care. It opens at Hampstead Theatre on January 31.
Following the immense success of Misty, there’s a second chance to see writer-performer Arinze Kene’s earlier play, Good Dog. Directed by Tiata Fahodzi’s Natalie Ibu and starring Kwaku Mills, the touring production opens on February 1 at Watford Palace Theatre.
Southampton’s NST City marks its first birthday with the return of Howard Brenton’s play set in Southampton during the Second World War and featuring a community company of local residents. It opens on February 1.