THEATRE

Music Is Torture could be considered a companion piece to Louise Quinn's fringe success Biding Time (Remix) in terms of its leitmotifs: exploitation, thwarted...

Asif Khan is most well-known for his remarkable performance in one-man monologue quartet Love, Bombs and Apples, and his debut outing as a playwright...

If there’s any comparison to be made between Charles Dickens’ 1854 novel and Stephen Jeffreys’ 1982 stage adaptation, it’s that one is a hard...

Everyday Epic, the theme for the 2017 Brighton Festival, fits Richard Nelson's Gabriels trilogy like a glove. The three plays – Hungry, What Did...

Penned in the Margins’ No Dogs, No Indians – a Brighton Festival world premiere – is an ambitious if sprawling examination of the deep...

Now that China is a major UK commercial investor, this stirring piece of verbatim theatre is a timely reminder of the generations of Chinese...

Housing is on the agenda. After Sh!t Theatre's Letters to Windsor House and Cardboard Citizens' Home Truths comes Matt Hartley's Deposit, a four-handed comedy...

“Lovingly ripped off from the plays of Plautus”, Phil Porter’s new comedy, Vice Versa, wears its influence on its sleeve, tracing a line from...

Performance artist Tom Marshman has devised theatre on a diverse range of subjects – but his work is always rooted in community and identity. Through...

Lettice and Lovage, a light, slight Peter Shaffer comedy from 1987,  was originally a star vehicle for two veteran actors: Maggie Smith and Margaret...

Now in its 53rd year, Berlin's Theatertreffen takes the temperature of contemporary German – and international – theatre. This year’s festival opens with Simon Stone’s reworking...

It’s hard to believe Don't Dress for Dinner was only written in the 1980s. There is something about its rampant misogyny, ambivalent morals and...
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