REVIEWS

For the uninitiated, Boris and Sergey are a couple of Eastern European puppets, operated loosely in the bunraku tradition. Simple, expressionless, articulated figures are...

Gig theatre is everywhere at the moment. From Lola Arias’ resplendent Minefield that mashed up the Falklands War with pub rock, through Rachael Clerke’s...

Popcorn Productions’ adaptation of Joe Dunthorne’s Submarine was well received last year. This year the young company returns with a piece of new writing...

Nick Sharratt's clever and simple keyhole books for early years have had a triumphant makeover for the stage. Sharratt's concept in Shark in the...

Mr Bumblegrum is very grumpy, in fact he’s never happy, ever. And so, to help us understand why, two cheeky toadstools bounce on to...

This early short play by the Pulitzer-winning American playwright Donald Margulies is an intriguing choice for StoneCrabs Theatre, which brings it to life with skill...

The Faust legend has been adapted for the stage in many ways but this new rendering from First Sprout Theatre is as subtle as...

Soft and strong is how Horse McDonald describes the animals after which she named herself as a teenager. As she opens this autobiographical monologue (including the occasional...

Wil Greenway, an amiable barefoot Australian with a man-bun, is in love with words. He clearly adores the taste and shape of them. He’s...

A famous writer with 35 years in the business is now embarking on her masterwork, tentatively entitled Facadomania, about the way people throw up...

As an ensemble, Theatre Ad Infinitum is tight as a corset. The company’s use of movement, its performative rigour, and ability to conjure worlds...

If you are going to do Weill at the Edinburgh Fringe, then you either have to be an international name or present something more...
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