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REVIEWS

Harper Regan debuted in 2008 at the Cottesloe, National Theatre, and has been revived by Contentment Productions – recently launched to champion female leads...

“A good background story increases a work’s value,” says Geert Jan Jansen in this ingenious caper about his life as a master art forger....

On the day of the European Union elections, to see Peter Sellars’ staged version of an a cappella Renaissance choral work, Orlando di Lasso’s...

Shows by Cornwall’s Kneehigh theatre company can be roughly divided into two categories. There’s the balladic, heartbreaking ones such as Tristan and Yseult or...

The scope of August Wilson’s play is staggering. It spans the entire universe from the smallest speck – in the opening scenes ex-con King...

Rafi, Ami and Bili are sisters. They’re independent women. They live their best lives. Their mother, Wura Bakare, is a hoarder. The sisters grew up...

It is possible to make a non-narrative ballet from a literary classic, as Crystal Pite’s The Tempest Replica and Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works have...

Martyn Hett was 29 years old when he was killed, along with 22 others, in the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017. Hett worked in...

Conceived after writer and actor Nyla Levy became frustrated with the types of 'jihadi bride' roles afforded to Muslim actresses, Does My Bomb Look...

They say that, since it premiered more than eight decades ago, not a day has gone by that Our Town hasn’t been performed somewhere...

Zinnie Harris has filleted John Webster’s great Jacobean revenge tragedy in a slick and streamlined adaptation. This is all lean meat and, in her...

The centrepiece of Rokia Traoré’s Brighton Festival guest directorship is this unique story-concert paying tribute to the ancient art of the griots. Forgoing her electric...
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