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REVIEWS

Pinter’s play bamboozled some critics when it premiered in 1975. It remains a conundrum. It remains quite hard to know what it 'means', but...

Alan Parker’s seminal 1980s movie Fame introduced us to the highs and lows of triple-threat training at New York’s High School for the Performing...

Roxana Silbert begins her artistic directorship of Hampstead Theatre in an adventurous fashion, with the premiere of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s complex, harrowing play. Ambitious...

Following a successful run for its locally relocated The War of the Worlds, the latest offering from Northern Stage’s NORTH programme is Douglas Maxwell’s...

Jane Austen's literary classic as karaoke? It seems an unlikely fit at first, but Isobel McArthur's roistering all-female pop musical adaptation, Pride and Prejudice*...

Reflecting on grief, friendship, and the sometimes-suffocating parameters of normality, So Here We Are charts the fallout of a young man’s sudden death. Set...

Digging into the ambiguities of stereotypes, social stigma, and of simultaneously loving and loathing the place you grew up, Stiletto Beach is an engaging...

The story of Musharaf ‘Mushy’ Asghar, the stammering star of Channel Four’s Educating Yorkshire is the basis for this rap musical celebrating his journey...

The past invades the present in Maya Arad Yasur’s play Amsterdam. A pregnant Israeli violinist living in modern-day Amsterdam receives a mysterious unpaid gas...

This debut play from emerging Midlands-based writer Sophie Ellerby, reveals her as a voice with plenty of potential. Lit is structurally squiffy and overlong,...

Heartbeat of Home, a gaudy extravaganza from the producers of Riverdance, attempts to mix international flavour into the latter’s familiar formula. While a video screen...

What on earth could be done with a new production of Shirley Valentine that has not already been done before? Cushioned by Willy Russell’s...
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