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,...

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...