REVIEWS

  If the aim of West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Bronte season is to commission contemporary, unconventional interpretations, then Linda Marshall-Griffiths’ reimagining of Charlotte Bronte’s last novel,...

In later life, playwright Arthur Miller understandably began to address his fear of dementia and death through his work. In Danger: Memory!, the playwright explore...

Eurydice (Jule Bowe) would prefer to stay in Hades instead of returning to her husband Orpheus (Renato Schuch), a wannabe-Morrissey who desperately needs her...

It is now 20 years since Floyd Collins premiered off-Broadway. After two previous London outings, at the Bridewell in 1999 and again at Southwark...

Sebastian Rex’s Manifesto is a frustratingly diffuse devised play that takes aim at our insidious, clickbait culture of self-improvement but never really hits the...

Casting associate Anji Carroll deserves enormous credit for bringing together an outstanding five-strong cast for this revival of Tom Wells’ brilliant, 2011 award-winning comedy...

When Bob Larbey's A Month of Sundays premiered in 1985, it won the Evening Standard award for best new comedy. Known for his television...

The attempts by best pals Gerry and Sewell to gain enough money to buy themselves Newcastle United season tickets are increasingly nefarious. There is...

Frederick Ashton’s light-hearted evocation of provincial life, La Fille Mal Gardee, has been a favourite of the Royal Ballet since its first performance in...

The first full-length ballet choreographed by Akram Khan should carry a disclaimer explaining that any resemblance to the ballet composed by Adolphe Adam is...

There’s a slightly uncomfortable feeling of deja vu around The Libertine. As with Jessica Swale’s Nell Gwynn, which transferred from Shakespeare’s Globe to a...

The f-word. The c-word. Obscenities. Entwined loins reaching mutual orgasm in dark woods. DH Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover is a frank exploration of sex,...
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