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'Fifty shades of beige': Rosemary Waugh reviews The Meyerhold Theatre Centre's adaptation of Ivan Vyrypaev's play about a couple arguing themselves round in circles
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Ola Ince’s staging of Danai Gurira’s The Convert is one of those rare productions in which every element – performances, direction, design, everything
Vive la revolution! Following 2017’s irrepressibly lovely Little Mermaid, Pins and Needles Productions return to The Egg with Christopher William Hill’s colourful,
Selina Cadell’s production of William Congreve’s The Double Dealer opens with a modern prologue written by the director and Eliza Thompson. The
It’s easy to forget that JM Barrie’s Peter Pan was originally conceived as a work for the stage. However this year’s Park
Every town or city has its own take on pantomime and the Cambridge Arts Theatre’s festive offering is neatly suited to its
Chekhov was funny. Not ha-ha funny all the time, but funny nonetheless. Terry Johnson’s new version of Uncle Vanya – which he
This year’s Mercury Theatre pantomime takes the seed of a traditional fairytale, Jack and the Beanstalk, and feeds it a Miracle Gro
In 1603, Sir Walter Ralegh was accused of conspiring to kill the new king, James I, and replace him with Lady Arabella
Intrepid panto correspondent and newbie Londoner Rosemary Waugh reviews the bright lights of Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd's pantomime
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‘Twas the night before Christmas and three little children will not go to sleep. Not, that is, until they’ve had a bedtime
Super Duper Close Up is a solo show about anxiety. But it’s an anxiety that’s so entrenched, so multi-faceted and solidified it’s
Rosemary Waugh chats to Jess Latowicki, one half of Made in China, about how their new show Super Duper Close Up draws inspiration from anxiety, feminism - and skincare.
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Jane Austen began writing The Watsons in 1804, only to abandon it the following year. No one knows why she stopped working
I won't spoil the ending: Rosemary Waugh reviews Chris Goode's post-apocalyptic story of a girl and her cat.
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In 2010, Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence performed No Idea at the Young Vic, a show based around asking the general public
The lights are up: Rosemary Waugh reviews Robert Icke's illuminating reimagining of Ibsen's play.
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Heroism takes a quite beating in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida, the playwright’s shrewdly satirical take on the Trojan War and its many
Anna (Claudie Blakley) is a 39-year-old woman with a successful – albeit unspecified – career in theatre, a loving family and a
Keep calm and carry on. Brigid Larmour’s Second World War relocation of Much Ado About Nothing returns much of the original meaning
Beth Flintoff’s Henry II completes a trilogy of medieval conquerors plays performed by theatre company Reading Between the Lines over the past
The waves are rolling in or moving out: Rosemary Waugh reviews Katie Mitchell and Alice Birch's latest collaboration.
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“I’ve been single so long I’ve started having sex dreams about my vibrator.” The opening line of A Funny Thing Happened on
“How do you follow a blockbuster?” is the question that haunts many best-selling authors including, in this case, Daniel Defoe. Nick Perry’s
Let the doors be locked: Rosemary Waugh reviews Yaël Farber's Hamlet, starring Ruth Negga.
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Ordinary isn’t something plays often strive to be – but Charlotte Keatley’s 1987 drama My Mother Said I Never Should thrives on
When the Reverend William Mompesson (Sam Crane) arrives in Eyam, Derbyshire, in 1665, he finds a small village already suffering from plagues
Listen up: Rosemary Waugh reviews a six-part programme led by Natalia Osipova.
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A country in turmoil thanks to a power-mad leader refusing to admit the empire no longer exists: when the Orange Tree Theatre
Alice Sebold’s 2002 novel The Lovely Bones was an international literary sensation. Loosely based on true events, it charts the aftermath of
Blood, sweat and more blood: Rosemary Waugh reviews the UK premiere of Clare Barron's play about 13-year-old competitive dancers.
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