Review: Women’s Writes

We’ve been lucky to sit in on the first stage of a very promising conversation collaboration, and theatre piece.


Review: J’ai un Bleu

J’ai un Bleu manages to covey through movement what words simply cannot express. The objectification of the female form.


Review: Lived Fiction

Unique, spellbinding, groundbreaking; above all makes everyone more alive to the possibilities of being human.


Review: El Viaje

The inspirational story of a Cuban refugee, set to song and music


Review: You’ll See

Delightfully inventive mini version of Ulysses for mini-people


Review: Men Talking

The end, as it inevitably must be, is a way of recollecting emotion with emotion. An inspiring act of witness, before others, and beyond ourselves.


Review: Kin

Outstanding cast! A must see! Ground breaking physical theatre.


Review: Adrift

Psychological Thriller – sci-fi at it’s finest! New writing, not to be missed!


Review: This Way For The Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

Based on the writing of poet Tadeusz Borowski and the paintings of Arnold Daghani This Way For The Gas bears explosive witness to shape the pulse of that post-Holocaust world. Bill Smith, Angi Mariano and their colleagues have wrought an enormous service. In the last great reprise of 'Never' we realise we're seeing the finale of an emerging masterpiece.


Review: Merveilles

Utterly charming theatrical storytelling!


Review: Her Green Hell

Intense, dramatic play with vibrant acting and dynamic storytelling.


Review: Mythos: Ragnarok

Exciting and entertaining - with powerful characters and performances!


Review: Queer Folks’ Tales

Poignant, witty and humorous stories - very entertaining evening.


Review: SHOOT THE CAMERAMAN

Enthralling. Poignant. Unforgettable. Two cameras. One couple. A beautiful dance between the private and public world of this turbulent couple. Not to be missed!


Review: Furious

Daly is the Pied Piper of Edinburgh – Enchanting, witty, interactive and relatable. A one woman show that pokes fun at satirical characters from her past!


Review: Character Flaw

Heartfelt, connected and more than just a little bit touching, Character Flaw is a train ride you'll be glad you hopped on board for.


Review: Meat Boy

A hilarious tale of revenge, nut allergies and how not to play a recorder.


Review: Bumble’s Big Adventure

A worthy attempt at addressing the environmental impact around us and trying to teach the youngest about the natural world.


Review: Rites of Passage

A new play from two compelling performers, fascinating, moving, and relatable.


Review: The Mitfords

The play will make you want to learn more about its subjects, and Emma Wilkinson Wright’s phenomenal performance that makes this show particularly gripping. 


Review: Wee Seals and Selkies

A beautiful wee family show that manages to combine gentility with the warmth of good stories really well told.


Review: Mohan: A Partition Story

The story of Indian Partition, as recounted by the 11 year old boy who bore witness.


Review: Esther’s Revenge

Moving and incredibly powerful - A must see! Representation for Esther Ada Johnson, based on true life events.


Review: Toy Stories

A journey via 1970's model cars digs into history, family and politics, connecting across the decades with art at its heart.


Review: Out of the Frying Pan

If you know Judy Upton as a playwright you might have an inkling what to expect in this debut fiction. Witty, observant, self-deprecating, very funny, full of subversive glee, with its own moral field. I’d put nothing past this extremely gifted writer


Review: Pretty Beast

Vibrant performance, which runs the entire range of emotions, told with humor, poignance and searing sadness.


Review: Silence

More of a scattering of earth, ashes and love than simply groundbreaking. But caveats aside, groundbreaking it is.


Review: The Man Who Planted Trees

Charming story, masterful storytelling, entertaining and enlightening show imaginatively brought to life with beautiful sets, props and puppets.


Review: Ghosts of the Near Future

An engaging combination of heroic journey, magic show, and story-telling about life and death. Ghosts of the Near Future took place in an atmospheric fog-filled amphitheater at noon on a sunny day. A home-made brew of great integrity, creativity and enjoyment.


Review: Astra

There’s nothing remotely like it and Foyle’s team have broken through to the stars.


Review: Damien

Outstanding on all counts. Do see it before it closes.


Review: Metamorphoses

The overriding sense, not surprisingly with these actors, is joy.


Review: Dirty Dancing

There’s a fitting heart-warming climax to a dream of production. And a surprise to those who think they know the film.


Review: Silent

Bravura storytelling about fantasy and family from the perspective of a homeless man in Ireland


Review: The Man Who Planted Trees

A must-see performance of a moving and timely story told by two men and a dog- an inventive treat for adults as well as kids


Review: Ellipsis

A mix of stand up and confessional which is funny and tragic in almost equal measure.


Review: The Power of Silence

Memories, imagery, tender and searing recollections - it creeps up on you!


Review: The Odyssey

As spellbinding as Circe and Calypso in one


Review: Troy Story

Again the most educative stand-up and a thrilling presentation. Oh and bloody funny on war, male sexuality and the Bechdel Test.


Review: More Grimm Tales

A rollicking production with razored timing, musical cues and ad-libs worked in to half-second slots. A must-see.


Review: Jekyll & Hyde

The most viscerally convulsive realisation of Jekyll or Hyde imaginable


Review: Hole

Don’t miss the chance to see this transcendent actor prove she possesses another dimension altogether.


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: Icarus

After all the gods and their lack of choice, we come to the final instalment, the human dimension. Where we have one. A heartfelt, satisfying finish.


Review: Aphrodite

Dazzling: wise, clever twists about choice, male determination, and consequence.


Review: Pygmalion

The most profound reinvention of this particular myth I’ve seen


Review: Orpheus

A terrific reinvention, bringing gods and heroines up from the death of myth to an altered world.


Review: Persephone

Dazzling: wise, clever twists about choice, male determination, and consequence.


Review: New Moon Monologues March

Don’t be lulled by the friendly colours and fluffy fonts. Queen of Cups is absolutely a company to watch, and its showcase productions are literally unmissable


Review: Love’s Poison

Whether as James Allen's play The Engagement, or as narrative, Love’s Poison should be seen or read by everyone.


Review: Nine Lessons and Carols

The Almeida’s another country. They do shows differently there. A bold communing of theatre stories with the fresh poignancy of what’s happened during 2020