4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Peter Pan

To fly, you must be young, and innocent, and heartless – or so Wendy (Madeleine Worrall) tells us, and it is this emphasis on the heartlessness of eternal youth that gives this production the necessary bite. ...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Libertine

'I do not want you to like me’, Lord Rochester (Dominic Cooper) declares at the beginning of the play, gesturing to the audience with every ounce of the ego and pomp you would expect from the most famous lib...
NO MANS LAND by Pinter,
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

No Man’s Land

In a play preoccupied with a no-man’s land of frozen stasis, and the desire to once again reach solidity, the set allows for no such illusions. The tree projection surrounding the stage waves gently, either a...
3.0★ ★ ★

Unfaithful

Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful is an intensely voyeuristic piece. This is partly due to the intimacy of Found111 as a venue – crammed in tight around the stage, the audience has no choice but to be confronted...
3.0★ ★ ★

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Comedy star Phill Jupitus is the big-name draw for this production, and he tackles the role of Bottom with appropriate gusto. The rest of the mechanicals rally around him – the group of would-be actors displa...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Merry Wives of Windsor

There is a reason why The Merry Wives of Windsor is not one of Shakespeare’s most-loved plays, nor one of his most-studied: it is, largely, froth. However, that is something this production embraces, engulfin...
Himself and Nora, Minetta Lane Theatre, New York
3.0★ ★ ★

Himself and Nora

This new off-Broadway musical, centered around the love affair between James Joyce and Nora Barnacle, carries the tagline ‘the greatest love story never told’, and its greatest problem comes in convincing u...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Deep Blue Sea

Helen McCrory and Carrie Cracknell, who worked together on The National Theatre’s Medea, reunite for The Deep Blue Sea, a play with none of Medea’s wildness, but with all of its utter desperation. The Deep ...
Elegy Nick Payne The Donmar Warehouse
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Elegy

Alzheimer’s (or dementia – the words themselves are never actually uttered within the play) is a difficult, often unwieldy subject, and it is largely thanks to two striking lead performances that Elegy main...
The Suicide The National Theatre
3.0★ ★ ★

The Suicide

The Suicide takes Nikolai Erdman’s satire and thrusts it, wholesale, into the world of 21st Century London. It follows Sam Desai (Javone Prince), unemployed and desperate, whose suicide threats are captured b...