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Felicity Huxley-Miners’s ‘mental health comedy’ In the Shadow of the Mountain is an energetic but unpersuasive exploration of love in the time of anxiety. Dour...

The story of Eleanor of Aquitaine is a dramatist’s dream. Once the queen of France and then the queen of England she was the...

Harrison is a 33-year-old maths teacher. At his home in Chicago, hangs a solitary framed drawing of an elaborate building. It is one of...

Gig theatre has come to be associated with the punkish energy of theatre companies like Middle Child and RashDash. Fragment, a new piece of...

It's difficult to imagine now the influence The Goon Show had on a post-war British audience. Austerity had extended the privations of war and...

Fifty years ago, at the start of his writing career, Brian Friel was already breaking the mould in dramatic experimentation and structural daring. In...

The prospect of Michelle Terry playing Hamlet is immensely exciting. She has shown herself to be a Shakespearean actor of great delicacy and intelligence...

Here we go. After all the heightened emotions surrounding Emma Rice’s departure as artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe following a brief, bold two years...

Phil Ormrod’s Bruntwood-longlisted Isaac Came Home from the Mountain takes its title from the biblical story of Abraham offering his only son in sacrifice....

Elizabeth I was an astonishing woman and an enduring royal icon. Not that you’d know it from Will Tuckett’s chamber ballet, first seen at...

Paula Hawkins’ novel is a publishing phenomenon. It sold millions of copies, topped bestseller lists and became the basis for a fairly insipid film...

In 2014, the ground-breaking lesbian feminist performance group Split Britches was touring Governor’s Island. They were told not to do any digging. You never...
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