Art (Richmond Theatre)

Art might never have seen the light of British theatres had not Sean Connery and his francophone wife seen a Paris production in 1994 and bought the rights.  Its author, Yasmina Reza, thought she had written...

Call Me Vicky (Pleasance Theatre)

Trudging up the skunk-scented Caledonian Road on an Arsenal home game Wednesday you’re aware how gritty are these off-West-End streets and how little has changed since the 1980s setting of Call Me Vicky. ...

Our Town (Perth, State Theatre)

I was excited to see Black Swan Theatre’s production of Our Town partly because a version is coming to London’s Open Air Theatre this summer, and partly because I wanted to see an Australian take on...

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,...