REVIEWS

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

Ruby in the Dust has form with F Scott Fitzgerald, with its musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby to receive its third London run...

For the uninitiated, Boris and Sergey are a couple of Eastern European puppets, operated loosely in the bunraku tradition. Simple, expressionless, articulated figures are...

Gig theatre is everywhere at the moment. From Lola Arias’ resplendent Minefield that mashed up the Falklands War with pub rock, through Rachael Clerke’s...

Popcorn Productions’ adaptation of Joe Dunthorne’s Submarine was well received last year. This year the young company returns with a piece of new writing...

Nick Sharratt's clever and simple keyhole books for early years have had a triumphant makeover for the stage. Sharratt's concept in Shark in the...

Mr Bumblegrum is very grumpy, in fact he’s never happy, ever. And so, to help us understand why, two cheeky toadstools bounce on to...

This early short play by the Pulitzer-winning American playwright Donald Margulies is an intriguing choice for StoneCrabs Theatre, which brings it to life with skill...

The Faust legend has been adapted for the stage in many ways but this new rendering from First Sprout Theatre is as subtle as...

Soft and strong is how Horse McDonald describes the animals after which she named herself as a teenager. As she opens this autobiographical monologue (including the occasional...

Wil Greenway, an amiable barefoot Australian with a man-bun, is in love with words. He clearly adores the taste and shape of them. He’s...

A famous writer with 35 years in the business is now embarking on her masterwork, tentatively entitled Facadomania, about the way people throw up...
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