Still No Idea (Royal Court)

Disabled characters in TV soaps. Ability awareness in theatres. The Paralympics. All good consciousness-raising tropes for the recognition and support of differently-abled actors, and people in general,...

Brexit (King’s Head Theatre)

I wonder if in years to come we'll look back on the 'Theatre of Brexit' in the same way we analyse Shakespeare's treatment of Agincourt, or the Trojan Wars in Sophocles?   Those sunlit uplands from...

Honour (Park Theatre)

For a play about a marital bust-up after 32 years, Honour is a surprisingly bland and bloodless piece. Author Joanna Murray-Smith has much more fun with feuding and unfaithful couples in her Australian...

Soldier On (The Other Palace)

If you thought The Comedy About A Bank Robbery was a strange title, here comes the Comedy About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Soldier On is a brave enterprise of the Soldiers’ Arts Academy charity which...

Lucia di Lammermoor (London Coliseum)

What you really need after a hard day at work is to watch a woman in a bloodstained nightie go mad in a dilapidated Scottish castle after stabbing her husband. Except you do.  When the madwoman playing the...