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Brass brings the Great War's generation to life in a way that educates and entertains - real people emerging from the seemingly endless roll call of The Fallen.
Creation Theatre update Poe's classic tale adding ballsy, badass attitude, but losing the fear and dread en route.
When you can see Lorca, you should - as this brilliantly realised production proves.
Sweet Like Chocolate Boy tells the tales of Bounty and Mars, growing up black in different generations with different issues to address, the play grounded in the language and music of contem…
Sexy Laundry looks at middle class hopes and fears in a two handed comedy that must have felt a little old-fashioned when first staged in Canada in 2002.
Tragedy raw in tooth and claw in this revival of the ENO's 2008 production of Lucia di Lammermoor.
This revival of Kenneth MacMillan's Manon is a visual and aural delight that should melt the heart of even the most reluctant ballet sceptic.
Robert Icke's updating of The Wild Duck gains in contemporary relevance, but loses a little of its heart en route.
Quietly gives us two men, deep in middle age, looking back to the irreversible actions they took as 16 year-olds during The Troubles in an electrifying conversation.
Ross MacGregor's Dracula needs a transfusion of narrative pace if it is to achieve its considerable and laudable ambition.
The Trench, in trying to do so much, forgets to let us into the lives of the soldiers whose ordeal lies at the heart of the story it tells.
Solomon provides a transcendent sensory experience and more than a few lessons for todays rulers.
A tremendous re-imagining of a novel that has not been more relevant at any point in the 82 years since its writing - a wonderfully realised piece of theatre.
There's much promise in this play that speculates on what Sigmund Freud and Gustav Mahler may have spoken about on a walk they shared, but pedestrian writing and underdeveloped characters sc…
To Have To Shoot Irishmen brings the tragic story of Francis Sheehy Skeffington to the stage, with music and lyricism, a reminder of Ireland's fractured past and a warning about its fragile …
BWW visits the National Theatre's schools tour of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and speaks to the NT's Paula Hamilton and its writer, Simon Stephens
Dance telling the story of how only some stories are told.
Another scaled down opera, retaining full force singing and emotional clout, from the King's Head, Violetta now a pole dancer in a sleazy Bristol nightclub.
Alice Oswald's epic re-imagining of The Iliad developed into an extraordinary theatrical event that provides intellectual nourishment, but makes great demands on its audience.
Lifeboat tells the story of two survivors of the wartime sinking of the SS City of Benares, torpedoed en route to Canada, evacuating children from the UK.
The highlights of Gary Naylor's last 12 months and his nominations for the BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2018
If you have never heard of Jacques Brel, this show serves as a useful introduction to his life and work, but it lacks the confident execution his songs demand.
Lorca's masterpiece transported and updated to present day London, but retaining its power to shock as it lays bare the souls of men and women.
Moliere's farce updated for the 21st century and set within a family from Birmingham, with Pakistani heritage and plenty of issues.
BWW talks to Sarah Crabtree and Emma Southworth about the Royal Opera House's Open Up Project and the new season at the Linbury Theatre.
The Seagull gathers a fine cast, but fails to get to the heart of Chekhov's masterpiece, compromising characters and burying its theatrical elements in intrusive cinematic flourishes.
A spectacular re-imaging of Shakespeare's tale of mistaken identities, cross-dressing and cruelty time-traveled to a speakeasy populated by extraordinary actor-musicians.
Sharon Small talks about her role as Alice in Still Alice and its impact on the dementia community and wider audiences.
This version of the life of Hamilton - not that one, Hamilton Lewis - is a lot of fun for anyone in that crossover in the venn diagram for fans of Formula One and Musical Theatre. And, fortu…
Hobson's Choice is given a late 50s makeover in this fine revival of a play the themes of which remain as relevant today as ever they were.
A show that bursts with great tunes, witty lyrics and fine singing that puts the six wives of Henry VIII back into the narrative - and about time too.