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Scene from The Glass Protege, Park Theatre, London.

In 2010 playwright Dylan Costello showed a summit of world leaders a short film on climate change. He must be confident about the progress...

And here’s to you, Ms Tracy-Ann Oberman/Jesus loves you more than you will know/wo, wo, wo. Of all Oberman’s behind-the-scenes radio plays which disinter...
Scene from Early Days (Of A Better Nation) at Four Thieves, London. Photo by Ryoko Uyama.

The fictional nation of Dacia is now a failed state, after the toppling of its ruling dictator. Interactive theatre company Coney turns the audience...
Scene from Burnt Oak , Lounge, Leicester Square Theatre, London. Photo by Steve Ullathorne.

Deep roots strangle hopes in Laurence Lynch’s bluntly bleak tale set in the north-west London suburb of Burnt Oak, where he grew up. Returning...
Scene from Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National, London. Photo: Tristram Kenton.

The first production in Rufus Norris’ inaugural season as artistic director at the National feels like a statement of intent: written, directed and designed...
Scene from Ahnen at Sadler's Wells. Photo: Tristram Kenton

Set in a forest of giant cacti, Pina Bausch’s 1987 work bubbles with inventiveness. Playful, mysterious and erotically charged, Ahnen, like most of her...
Scene from In The Dead of Night at the Landor, London.

Starting in 1930, the Hollywood movie industry was bound by a strict, self-imposed form of censorship known as the Hays Code, which set out...
Scene from Result at the Pleasance, London. Photo: Greg Goodale

Professional football is a cut-throat industry. Sometimes – as in the case of former Tottenham Hotspur apprentice Josh Lyons, who committed suicide in 2013...
Owen McDonnell and Deirdre O'Kane in Outside Mullingar, Ustinov Studio. Photo: Simon Annand

A World Theatre season contribution doesn’t come much more cosmopolitan than a play by a New York writer, set outside a village in Ireland,...
Greg Hicks and Laura Smithers in Clarion, Arcola Theatre. Photo: Simon Annand

The Clarion of the title is the kind of newspaper which has immigration scare stories splashed across its front pages every day: ‘Fury Over...
The Heart of Adrian Lovett, Theatre Delicatessen. Photo: Sohrab Kavir

The National Health Service in England has already been abolished and the government has no legal requirement to provide services. Sadly, The Heart of...
showcase

Short but most definitely to the point, the BSA MA Acting showcase delivers a fresh selection of diverse solo performances and challenging duologues, thoughtfully...