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REVIEWS

Jean Genet’s psychosexual three-hander The Maids is a spectacularly elastic play. Inspired by a notorious real-life murder from the 1930s in which the Papin...

Daft and rambling though it is, the Watermill Theatre’s madcap crack at the story of Robin Hood has a certain chaotic appeal. Part of it...

How do you solve a problem like Heart of Darkness? Leeds-based company Imitating the Dog’s solution is to take Joseph Conrad’s troublesome 1899 novella...

‘Twas the night before Christmas and three little children will not go to sleep. Not, that is, until they’ve had a bedtime story. Director Kirsty...

A tribute to the South West via the Wild West, Carl Grose’s new comedy opens with the death of Jed Kneebone, an infamous yarn-weaving...

Rebecca Frecknall’s emotionally rich production of Tennessee Williams’ previously unloved play loses very little of the intimacy or delicacy in its transfer to the...

If only there was a sense of rage in Alastair Marriott’s new one act ballet The Unknown Soldier, which opens the latest triple bill...

Famously encored in its entirety by the Emperor of Austria, Domenico Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segreto dates from 1792 – the year of Rossini’s birth...

Kenneth Grahame’s beloved literary classic began life as a series of bedtime stories the author told to his young son. Though the book’s episodic...

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam – formerly Toneelgroep Amsterdam – has been a regular fixture at the Barbican in recent years. Ivo van Hove's Dutch ensemble...

This year's Royal Variety Performance was held in the presence of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Members of the Invictus Choir led the...

Lisa Carroll’s play Cuckoo is a witty study of the mess and complexity of adolescent friendship. When word gets out that a couple of morbidly...
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