Fun Home (Young Vic)

At last, the Young Vic has come of age. Fun Home marks one of the best productions it has housed, and breaks new ground for musical theatre. Fun Home charts the real life steady progress towards coming out...

One For Sorrow (Royal Court)

You can tell you’re in a posh family house on stage when there’s salad on the table with a meat meal.   One For Sorrow (the F must be capitalized, so we’re parked at Pretention Central right from the...

Consent (Harold Pinter)

It’s been a bumper week for rape. Harvey Weinstein was indicted. Tommy Robinson was jailed for filming the accused in a grooming gang trial outside Leeds Crown Court. The world’s most durable feminist...

Tartuffe (Haymarket Theatre)

My favourite character in Tartuffe is Madame Pernelle, the ferocious grandmère who whirls in at the top of act one and in a genius piece of exposition by Molière slags off every single member of the cast in...