4.0★ ★ ★ ★

East is East

As a semi-autobiographical look at the particular challenges faced by Pakistani immigrants and mixed-race children, living in whatmight be described a...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Cherry Orchard

Katie Mitchell’s production of The Cherry Orchard embraces melancholy, alienation and erratic-neurotic characters, who behave and talk as if they ha...
3.0★ ★ ★

Uncle Vanya

In her latest adaption of Chekhov, Anya Reiss has relocated Uncle Vanya to a rusted, corrugated iron farmhouse in 21st century Yorkshire. While Reiss ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

Is there anything we don’t know about Oscar Wilde? asks John O’Connor, who – with Wilde’s grandson, Merlin Holland - has reconstructed the two...
3.0★ ★ ★

Jasmin Vardimon’s Park

Reworked ten years after it was first produced, Park overreaches itself as a chaotic, multi-media, inter-disciplinary performance.  Thankfully there ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Stones In His Pockets

Stones in his Pockets is a wonderful example of Brecht’s “alienation effect” working as it should. Two men: one short, one tall; one chubby, one...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Trial

There is every reason why the strange and unsettling fate of Joseph K, the central character of Franz Kafka’s novel, should provide fertile material...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Distance

This is an amazing evening. The play is serious and thought-provoking, yet for most of its running time is side-splittingly funny. The production swit...