FringeReview UK 2020
Victoria Hamilton still dominates, but Albion’s a fine ensemble piece. Goold has given Albion the air it needs: an unsettling parable on forcing an identity of ourselves.
A miniature classic of snatched meaning. Catch it.
A first-rate distillation of cop drama, into the theatre of cop’s lives.
James McAvoy is peerless and his companions are Asterix-hot.
This work never loses its charge, its own rapturous arrival Spall gives the performance of his career so far.
The most effective condensation of the pith of the trilogy we’re likely to see.
Scenes with girls owns a buzz, a life, a difference about loving that gives it a sliver of unique.
Ambition treads on teenage dreams and their devastation.
You hope, unfairly, for a sequel.
I want to know what life, not just Paul Minx will do with his characters afterwards. So will you.
A pitch-perfect revival. Even down to the dial-up screech.
See it and you’ll never think of the Shrew without this groundbreaking stab at the dreams of men.
Already a contender for one of the best plays of 2020.
Bleakly funny, with flickers of tragedy, to make you see how redemptive kindness is