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The Crucible, the first Yard revival, for modern times

The Crucible comes to Hackney Wick in 2019. Sophie Talbot review Arthur Miller’s urgent account of a community torn apart by the power of fear, directed by Artistic Director Jay Mi...

Spick and span on the surface – Home, I’m Darling

In the midst of Olivier nominations, Home, I'm Darling continues its UK tour with Katherine Parkinson in the lead - a masterful turn. Emily Garside reviews:

The Ghost Stories that go bump in the night

Ghost Stories reminds us that silence can be just as scary as things that go bump in the night as it takes a giant leap into the depths of our most universal fears. Idgie Beau revi...

Little Miss Sunshine – a road musical

The hit family road-trip comedy, Little Miss Sunshine has been brought to the stage, the UK premiere as an adventurous musical. Jonathan Penney reviews:

Coomber, Leonce and Perkins. They are all Emilia.

An empowering, inspirational and powerful retelling about the dark lady of Shakespeare’s sonnets, Emilia Bassano. Jonathan Penney reviews:

The inexorable pull of a Blood Knot

An intricate play loses momentum with a build too slow to acheive a pay off. Tom Ward reviews Matthew Xia's revival of Athol Fugard's Blood Knot at the Orange Tree Theatr...

Wolfie – a balanced fairy tale, absurd but realistic

Wolfie, a wonderfully bizarre, irreverent take on the perils of the care system. A well-constructed modern fable but sometimes less is more. Katherine Knight reviews:

An indecisive and uninspiring Macbeth

From the National Theatre to a national tour, Macbeth ended its UK-wide run at the Wales Millennium Centre. Emily Garside reviews an indecisive, bland version of The Scottish Play:

The language of Y Brain/ Kargalar

The struggle with a language that you don't understand, compounded by the struggle with one that you do. Welsh, Turkish, English. Emily Garside takes on Y Brain/ Kargalar: