The Monkey - Theatre 503. Photo Simon Annand
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Monkey

A drab council flat in Bermondsey is the home of Thick Al (George Whitehead), a small-scale drug dealer, who owes money to Tel (Morgan Watkins), a paranoid schizophrenic. Dale (Daniel Kendrick) is Tel’s old p...
Speech & Debate at Trafalgar Studios. Photo Simon Annand
3.0★ ★ ★

Speech and Debate

Stephen Karam’s newly devised play follows the lives of three kids in Oregon. These kids, who attend the same school, come together through a social suicide pact called “Speech & Debate”: an extra-cur...
The Boys in the Band. Photo Darren Bell
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Boys in the Band

No, this isn’t a play about Westlife. The Boys in the Band is about a group of gay men in ‘60s New York, gathered together to celebrate a birthday. The night begins on a high note, but things quickly start ...
Luv, Park Theatre, London. credit the other richard
3.0★ ★ ★

LUV

You can probably garner from the title what Luv is about. The play follows the ups and downs of three completely different middle-aged people who come together in a cartoonish ménage à trois. The characters d...
No's Knife Old Vic
3.0★ ★ ★

No’s Knife

No’s Knife is a series of monologues, adapted from Beckett’s Texts for Nothing, which is a collection of short stories he wrote in the early 1950s. These schizophrenic monologues, performed by Lisa Dwan, ar...
Danger Memory Theatro Technis
1.0

Danger: Memory!

The stratospheric success of plays like Death of a Salesman and The Crucible have made Arthur Miller a household name. Danger, Memory! is a collation of two later plays (I Can’t Remember Anything and Clara) t...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Adler and Gibb

In a move fuelled by unhealthy obsession an actress invades the house of her dead idol. The idol is Janet Adler, a fictional 20th century protest artist, who lived out her final years in seclusion, alongside he...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

123 million words is the average amount a person says in a lifetime. However, this number is threatened in the dystopian world of Lemons. With the advent of the ‘hush law’ speech is restricted to a limit of...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Travesty

Travesty is the first play by Liam Williams. It is a gender-swapped look at the different milestones of a typical relationship. The gender swapping works nicely to emphasise the mannerisms particular to men and...
3.0★ ★ ★

Krapp’s Last Tape

The scene is drab and dreary: Krapp sits at his desk, consulting a ledger and concluding that he needs to find a particular tape: “Box three, spool five.” Krapp is celebrating his 69th birthday in this rath...