Of Kith and Kin (Bush Theatre)

Rising playwright Chris Thompson had an intense debut with Carthage at the Finborough Theatre, written from extensive personal experience as a social worker in the young offenders programme. Also...

Labour of Love (Duke of York’s)

Even as a kid I loved election nights, watching the results tot up on television, or when my parents were involved in local politics going with them to ‘the count’ and in my own right I’m not sure which...

Hair (The Vaults)

No 'turn' unstoned?  The fourteen young performers in Hair certainly give a credible impression of being out of their skulls on psychedelic substances while still managing to deliver some sharply-focused...

Loot (Park Theatre)

Filth, farce and absurdism are individually difficult to pull off so combining all three in a ripely uncensored 50th anniversary version of Joe Orton's Loot is high risk, but when it works it's excellent....

Late Company (Trafalgar Studios)

Jordan Tannahill’s taut, 75 minute darkly comic real-life social drama Late Company draws two Toronto couples into God of Carnage country as they attempt to broker closure over the suicide of Joel, bullied...

Richard III (Temple Church)

The old Leicester car-park corpse is back with a vengeance. Antic Disposition’s RayBan-and-head-mike-modernised Richard III contrasts the glorious 12th century setting of Temple Church, with a terrific crash...