THEATRE

Like Sarah Kane, Nina Segal has the ability to see the tree that grows from the seed, the civil war from the sordid hotel...

Marlowe’s world-conquering shepherd Tamburlaine loves rolling the names of places round his mouth: Persepolis, Scythia, Aleppo, Damascus. This relish is palpable in Lourdes Faberes' swaggering...

Equal parts misanthropic and mischievous, Dog Ends is an awkward mismatch of knockabout comedy and bitter rumination on the burdens of old age. The...

Following on from their critical success with Sid, author Leon Fleming and director Scott Le Crass turn their attention to the gaping deficiencies in...

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest has been wonderfully re-imagined by Joanna Carrick in her production for Red Rose Chain as a play within a play. The...

Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare’s epic drama of the passionate and violent co-dependent relationship between the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Roman power broker Mark Antony,...

Simon McBurney, whose last solo show for Complicite was the astonishing sensory experience of The Encounter, which cocooned each theatregoer in a soundscape delivered...

The Royal Shakespeare Company launches its Rome season with Julius Caesar, a play I've seen twice recently – in Phyllida Lloyd's remarkable all-female Donmar...

While many people might envision celebrating their 85th year with a sherry and a nice sit down, Ray Cooney is marking his upcoming birthday...

Seventeen-year-old Yonni (Tom Ross-Williams) – knees bent, fingers curled – can barely contain himself. His devoutly Jewish family is preparing for the weekly shabbat,...

What an assured and impressive debut this is for Lekan Lawal in his first main house production, the culmination of a placement under the...

It's 30 years since Willy Russell introduced audiences to Shirley Valentine, the put-upon Liverpool housewife who rediscovers her zest for life on a surreptitious...
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