Reviews

"Let's get together and feel all right," is the prominent refrain of Bob Marley's hit song One Love. It's also the take-home message of...

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...

The current revival of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s long-running traditional production of Madama Butterfly fields two geishas and two exponents of Lieutenant Pinkerton. The...

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,...

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...

One of opera’s great (and unsettling) monologues, Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine is a vocal and dramatic tour de force for soprano. Based on the play...
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