Review: Little Wimmin

An adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel Little Women by all-female performance art collective Figs in Wigs


Review: The Chalk Garden

Not quite the last drawing-room comedy. But the Janus-faced prophesy of plays that took thirty years to catch up.


Review: Six

Outstanding, the finest West End musical for years


Review: Sitting Pretty

When you see this show return, it’ll be outstanding, and in the frame for awards.


Review: Sacrament

A revelation, superbly written and acted. Comparisons have been made with A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing. I can think of no higher praise either. You must see this.


Review: Living Newspaper #7

Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch a group of young dramatists take on the future


Review: Living Newspaper #6

Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch what this does with the future


Review: Inside This Box

Showcases future names and above all is defiant with hope and agency


Review: Rebel Boob

What happens when your life as you know it stops, and then starts again.


Review: Jane Eyre

You’ll never see a better adaptation of this classic


Review: Shoe Lady

Katherine Parkinson inhabits that breaking through the office crust asphyxiating us


Review: Nora

Stef Smith’s brilliant riff on Ibsen’s original is revelatory


Review: Scenes with girls

Scenes with girls owns a buzz, a life, a difference about loving that gives it a sliver of unique.


Review: Swive

A Hilliard rather than Holbein, it’s the velocity of Elizabeth’s survival that enthrals


Review: Parakeet

A new play about finding your flock in a world that doesn't seem to care


Review: Butterflies

Taut and funny new writing from this queer led theatre company


Review: Taboo

A chilling glimpse into the world of a little known but influential woman from the Nazi era.


Review: Sullied

“A brave, empowering and explosive blend of dance and spoken word…”


Review: J’n’R

A witty exploration of contemporary dating culture with a Shakespearean twist


Review: White Pearl

The finest new play from the Court this year, gleaming and deadly


Review: Sary

The imaginative force, language and unsettled serenity of this work demands a sustained run.


Review: Freak

A play everyone should see – and a first-rate revival.


Review: History Of Ireland

“A slick combination of politically driven theatre, dance and comedy with more than a touch of the Blarney…”


Review: Tiptree

Written and performed by Jenny Rowe


Review: Top Girls

It doesn’t get much better than this.


Review: Dressed

Intrigue through choreography, voice, music and an episodic structure which appears odd and piecemeal but is drawn together in a theatrically explosive fashion


Review: Inside Bitch

Visceral and sometimes very very funny. Then not. Essential viewing.


Review: Enough

A violent attack on the social norms which drive self-harm in its many and varied forms.


Review: Elise

A Fascinating Portrayal of the Lost Women of the Beatnik Era


Review: Ad Libido

A moving, painfully funny, brilliantly crafted one woman show that has everything from awkward sex scenes to teenage diaries to talking Yonis.


Review: Sirens

Fun, inclusive and feminist


Review: Sisterhood

Three Women Convicted of Witch Craft Make Peace with Their Fates and Reveal How Little Has Changed