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REVIEWS

What would happen if Miss Havisham and Queen Victoria met up for a little conversation, cavorting and mutual sourness? As imagined by Thick and...

Beverly, the suburban hostess of Mike Leigh’s 1977 comic drama, is one of theatre’s great monsters. She’s toweringly awful, controlling, aggressive and selfish. But...

This short play by Howard Walters was first performed at the original Above the Stag venue in 2011 as part of a double bill...

Bath-based New Old Friends have expanded its spoof thriller targets this year to include Noel Coward and the early Ealing comedies, as well as...

In 1981, a group of girls at a Catholic school in Rwanda claimed to have had visions of the Virgin Mary. Over the next...

This touring production of Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon is stripped to kill. Originated by the Royal Danish Ballet its spartan design is cool, sharp and...

David Greig’s 2002 four-hander is an odd play. Sliding gradually from fish-out-of-water comedy to mind-bending magic realism, Outlying Islands tells the story of two...

In October 1943 more than 7000 Jews were evacuated from Nazi-occupied Denmark, many being saved or sheltered by ordinary citizens. Examining the complicated and...

Eggs, elves and an evil bunny are the main players in puppetry company Les Antliaclastes’ Waltz of the Hommelettes, an imaginatively sinister but frustratingly...

Daniel Kitson is a master of the art of storytelling theatre. This new show is a bit different. For over two hours, he’s going...

Richard Eyre’s production of La Traviata is a mainstay of the Royal Opera House, and Bob Crowley’s lavish design is one major reason why. In...

They’re an unlikely pairing, Raf (Nicholas Khan) and Mansha (Kammy Darweish): one dresses his tall and lithe figure in sharp tailoring paired with leather...
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