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Olivia Llewellyn, right, in As Good a Time as Any at The Print Room at the Coronet. Photo: Tristram Kenton

Written as a kind of chorus, Peter Gill’s production of his own play – premiering at the Print Room – is less an exercise...
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In a city with proportionately few dedicated theatre venues, the Lantern (housed in south-coast drama school ACT Brighton) is a valuable and attractive space....
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There are some lovely moments in this exuberant modern retelling of The Little Mermaid, created with help from a No Strings Attached seed fund...
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A single blow job scene manages to be uncomfortably convincing, queasily funny and profoundly depressing in this brilliantly acted revival of a 2010 dark...
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From his nursing-room armchair in Tonbridge in 2014, an old man sifts through old letters – memories of the Second World War and a...
Noel Byrne and Antonia Christophers in Manalive! at The Warren

The antiquated style of the source novel means that Box Tale Soup’s second new show on the Brighton Fringe takes a little getting into....
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Beginning with music hall and the rise of variety, this lovingly crafted revue-cum-history lesson brings together biography and song as it explores the changing...
Rose Reynolds and Nathan Ives-Moiba in My Children! My Africa! Photo: Boris Mitkov

When Athol Fugard’s My Children! My Africa! was first performed at the National Theatre in 1990, South Africa was entering a momentous period of...
Martin Neely in The Verb, to Love Photo: Claire Bilyard

A short chamber musical that offers a touching inner monologue from a middle-aged gay man as he reflects on loves found and lost (and...
Katie Arnstein and Tim Gutteridge in Rosie's Magic Horse at The Warren Mainstage. Photo: Pamela Raith

The low-budget design of this piece of puppet theatre for ages three to eight is very much the point. Based on Russell Hoban’s final and...
Alan Devally and Susan Stanley in Portia Coughlan. Photo: Claire Bilyard

It’s amazing sometimes how theatrical gems are buried and forgotten about after their original productions. Originally seen in London in 1996 when it transferred...
Nina Wadia and Mark Hadfield in Matchbox Theatre at Hampstead. Photo: Manuel Harlan

So, what if Michael Frayn had written The Fast Show? It’s an odd thought, but one which is realised in this strange, beguiling, hit-and-miss...