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Lovecraft (Not the sex shop in Cardiff)

A real, frank look at love, with a cwtch in the middle, Carys Eleri's Lovecraft is not (directly) about the sex shop in Cardiff. Emily Garside reviews:

A fiery, near-reality dystopia – quarantined Beirut

An AIDS-like disease has plagued the nation in a near-reality future. Alan Bowne's consequential commentary Beirut looks at the fallout of such quarantine:

A day in the life of Section 2 by Peter Imms

A pivotal depiction of a day in the life for Cam, day 28 of his Section 2 on the mental health unit. Peter Imms draws on experience in this evocative play:

No One Is Coming To Save You, writes Ellis

Nathan Ellis' play states that No One Is Coming To Save You. As the world sleeps, two characters navigate the fuzzy in-between. Daniel Perks reviews:

Underbelly Festival Southbank 2018 Spotlight: Circa’s Peepshow

It’s the 10th anniversary of this iconic London festival – the purple cow is now a familiar sight next to the London Eye. Underbelly Festival Southbank 2018 runs until 30 September...

Exploding out of the mould to Nine Foot Nine

Suddenly all the women in the world grow to Nine Foot Nine - Alex Wood's script focusses on effect over cause, in a confluence of clever complexity:

The potential of Libby’s Eyes in a functioning world

In order to class as a functioning human, Libby has to accept technological aid. Amy Bethan Evans' Libby's Eyes is a wry commentary of the consequence:

Sex & Scandal in The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

Set in modern day Nigeria, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives is a novel by Lola Shoneyin. Rotimi Babatunde’s adaptation is vibrant, raucous and raw. Nicola Acquah reviews:

The magical Elixir and its acrobatic results

The three Head First Acrobats drink and Elixir and are embued with acrobatic side effects. Daniel Perks reviews this fusion of slapstick and circus: