REVIEWS

Thomas Ostermeier’s production of Richard III, originally performed at the Schaubühne last year, is an explosion of a show. Its opens with an exhilarating sequence in...

Surreal to the point of being brilliant, wilfully obscure to the point of being opaque, and playing to creator James Thierree's strengths to the...

In the midst of a seemingly endless diet of tribute shows to everyone from the Bee Gees and Buddy Holly to Jimmy Hendrix and...

Blanche McIntyre's exuberant production of this intriguing play, William Shakespeare's late collaboration with John Fletcher, marks the 30th anniversary of the opening of the...

Every now and again a piece of theatre will take you by surprise and leave you questioning your discernment. Yuri, an adaptation of a...

There’s a lot of eloquent, expressive circus around at the moment: body-poems. Silver Lining’s production has its moments of poetry and poignancy too, but...

Angel was the name given to a sniper, a Kurdish woman reputed to have shot and killed more than 200 Isis fighters in northern...

The subject of choice for grim plays about the rites of passage of the nation’s underclass youth used to be housing-estate grimness. Now it’s...

Not long after the Kinks’ first big hit, You Really Got Me, blasted into the charts during the swinging summer of 1964, Ray Davies...

Grassmarket Projects takes people’s real life stories and places them on stage. The company has been working with a group of ex-offenders, including Thomas...

Posh chappie Charlie Montague is roped into solving his first murder mystery at a glamorous 1930s hotel. Armed only with a chaise longue, smoking...

Originally commissioned by the National Theatre and developed at the NT Studio, They Drink It in the Congo is a valiant but flawed attempt...
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