Tue 17 Jun 2008 12:09
Plays concerning paedophilia are never comfortable viewing. In the intimate environment of the Bush, Anthony Weigh’s 2,000 Feet Away can feel positively claustrophobic, writes Matthew Amer.
Mon 16 Jun 2008 13:05
A chill breeze swept through the Open Air theatre during Friday’s press night; not quite the shipwreck-inducing howling gale of Twelfth Night’s opening, but enough to encourage tightening of coats, writes Matthew Amer.
Thu 12 Jun 2008 12:12
Michael Grandage’s production of Enid Bagnold’s play is eccentrically entertaining.
Wed 11 Jun 2008 11:58
At the National Theatre, Michael Frayn has reunited the team behind Democracy – long-time Frayn director Michael Blakemore and leading actor Roger Allam – for a new historical play, Afterlife.
Tue 10 Jun 2008 13:44
With the run of costume dramas and the rise of I’d Do Anything, Charles Dickens is back in vogue, writes Matthew Amer.
Tue 10 Jun 2008 12:55
Based on the 1970s hit crime film responsible for launching Jimmy Cliff to fame, reggae musical The Harder They Come comes to the Playhouse.
Thu 05 Jun 2008 12:53
Mike Bartlett’s black comedy Contractions causes the audience to squirm on the edge of their seats...
Thu 05 Jun 2008 12:05
The plot includes rape, incest and countless murders, and yet The Revenger’s Tragedy is a surprisingly funny affair...
Wed 04 Jun 2008 13:32
Steve Waters often tackles subjects in areas where other playwrights fear to tread and his latest play is no exception.
Wed 04 Jun 2008 12:22
In London, we are used to Icelandic company Vesturport creating athletically challenging pieces such as Metamorphosis and its acrobatic Romeo And Juliet. Love is something quite different.