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THEATRE

Violence, at the beginning of American writer Christopher Shinn’s play, is implicit. A police tent covers a body, the vestige of some violent act....

Rebecca Atkinson-Lord has lost her voice. Or rather she’s lost the voice of her home. She no longer speaks with a Wolverhampton burr. Privately...

In Nilaja Sun’s one-woman show, Pike Street, she brings a whole neighbourhood to life. She plays all the members of a New York Puerto...

The credit for unearthing this 1924 play rests with Richmond’s Orange Tree Theatre, which staged the UK professional premiere in 2013. But Richard Eyre’s...

Starkly examining an abusive, co-dependent relationship, You Forgot the Mince is a grim and affecting story lifted by moments of real warmth. Inspired by...

Our world is filled with borders. We have, as a species, a tendency to draw lines around ourselves. The policing of these lines, who...

Youthful vigour and anger run through Rehanna MacDonald's exuberant yet thoughtful performance of Jaimini Jethwa's monologue. It draws on Jethwa's childhood in a Ugandan-Asian family, expelled by Idi...

This is one of those little plays that takes you by surprise. Caitlin and Sophie meet at university in 2011, and immediately bond over...

The Musical in my Mind is less a musical and more a lyrical piece of stand-up comedy with a hip-hop sound track. It is,...

There are shades of James Fritz’s brilliantly destabilising Ross and Rachel in The Bearpit. Two young people approaching their five-year anniversary talk about marking...

Jamie Wood is lost, or maybe he’s just lost something. Or maybe we’re all lost, all cut adrift after the concussive political and social...

Scribble, as the title suggests, is a self-consciously writerly work. It’s an attempt to dramatise the author’s intrusive thoughts – specifically the fear of...
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