Years: 2021 2020
Fringe Online 2021
Consummate, the complete Dolly-d up experience.
A play gently subverting all expectations. Feeling Adventurous? You should.
A sovereign tribute. If you know Flanders and Swann, you’ll know Bednarczyk.
Yomi Sode’s hybrid theatre is a compelling immersion of witness and poetry: we need more of it.
The nearest we’ll come to meeting Chekhov. In Pennington’s masterclass.
Another hugely stimulating triple-hit from Creative Associates.
Three very fine and one outstanding work, Scratches – the best kind of play on depression, self-harm, black holes. Because it’s screamingly funny and deeply connected to why we do theatre.
Issy Van Randwyck brings seven divas to life in this paean to tragic fulfilment.
Writer/performer Hannah Kumari leaves you alert and exhilarated
Engrossing, it should provoke. Sudha Bhuchar absolves us by being bloody funny.
Don’t miss the chance to see this transcendent actor prove she possesses another dimension altogether.
Ends in a hush of absorption as you lean in for every word.
Its potency lies in a fine peeling apart by Adrian Lester and Danny Sapini, and the language that bridges it.
This haunting 45-minute tale is a superb small gem from Jermyn Street’s Footprints Festival.
Hot off Sloane Square a team of writers, actors and creatives twist the news to truth
We need this. Watch.
Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch.
Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch what this does with the future
An absorbing drama, absorbingly acted and produced.
The finest drama to emerge from the pandemic
A consummate, intimate homage to theatre
A cross between cheerfully-spun recital and quicksilver treasury
A warm-hearted yet sharp-witted peek at how the Pooter half live
A gem of an incarnation.
On Arriving takes sixty minutes it seems we’ve been immersed in a Greek Tragedy of ninety. See it.
As with Inside, Outside not only fits us, they help us to move on, and become in their modest, unassuming and utterly transcendent way, part of how we learn to.
A true Pre-Raphaelite gem-lit recital.
A quietly thrilling evening, after it goes off with a bang and a bear.
As ever consummate, fine performances, and probing memorably into women Romantic poets
A remarkable one-person play, performed to literal fever pitch by its creator.
Utterly refreshing, breaking new ground.
Once you tune in, you’ll be held all the way to Carlisle.
Naturally enriched by living with Shakespeare Michael Pennington unearths local habitations and names for him.
Andrews vividly conveys what it is to be an undone thing, someone unravelling tales to live.
An enormously satisfying traversal
A dramatic sense of arrival the way the Odyssey here ended: a clash of even vaster ferocity, keening, treachery, humour, mischievousness, sacrifice and grief, joy and the agency of women.
As spellbinding as Circe and Calypso in one
The definitive way to experience this troublingly great, disturbingly unresolved poem
A wryly consummate musician.
See it again!
Another sovereign tribute. Stefan Bednarczyk brings Tom Lehrer swaggering out of retirement.
Again the most educative stand-up and a thrilling presentation. Oh and bloody funny on war, male sexuality and the Bechdel Test.
The glaring energy of this piece can’t disguise how it strikes profundity in its funny-bone.
An original off-kilter approach to elegy, tribute and becoming yourself.
A jewel of inhabiting
An ideal inhabiting of Blake