3.0★ ★ ★

Samson and Delilah

One of the many things to admire about Arcola’s Grimeborn season is the multinational nature of many of the operas. In this production of Saint-Saen...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Road

First performed at the Royal Court in 1986, John Tiffany’s excellent revival does everything to elevate the poetry and pathos of Cartwright’s orig...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Pageant

Oh dear. I’ve got some bad news for all the people who headed north for the dubious delights of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August… Whi...
Review by Nicole Kent
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Mrs Orwel

Mrs Orwell is a play about George Orwell (Peter Hamilton Dyer) and his second wife Sonia Brownell (Cressida Bonas), a junior editor at the magazine, H...
Armide Arcola Theatre.
3.0★ ★ ★

Armide

Arcola’s Grimeborn season often includes rarely performed operas. Lully's Armide is a brave excursion into French baroque opera. It is a work that i...
Girl from the North Country Old Vic
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Girl from the North Country

Girl from the North Country’s genesis is an interesting one: four years ago the playwright Conor McPherson, famous worldwide for The Weir, was asked...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Evros: The Crossing River

Seemia Theatre’s new production, Evros, seeks to immerse the audience in the present refugee crisis: we follow Doaa, a nineteen year-old Syrian girl...
LFO Orfeo ed Euridice 2017 cr Matthew Williams-Ellis
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Orfeo ed Euridice

The season at Longborough, as always, ended with a production devoted to young, up-and-coming performers both on stage and in the orchestra pit, an in...