Thomas de Quincey once wrote of murder as ‘one of the fine arts’, and with regards to The Establishment [versus] Sidney Harry Fox, the statement is true.
Amy cannot socialise with the other mums after the school run because she is needed in the office.
Viv (Katherine Parkinson) has lost her shoe on her London commute.
One party gone wrong and a constellation of friends, family, and sacrosanct values falls apart.
Welcome to The Republic of Biafra, 1967.
In Midnight Movie, Eve Leigh presents a universe of bedrooms where disabled people are unable to sleep due to the pain of having a body which is, right now, ‘glitching’.
Connor is on a night out and ready to be open about his sexuality.
A long table stretches across the expansive floor of the Coronet.
Suspended from the ceiling of the Coronet Theatre are five crystalline orbs that almost look like faces.
‘What’s going on…??’ Rosana Cade cries, with their head in the seat of a swivel chair, spinning slowly in front of a fixated and silent audience.
"I kind of want to die – but I’d really like to get into publishing, too," says Billie (performed by Grainne Dromgoole), as she explains the story of her first real l…
Within a basement room of the Hanover Suite (Venue 119) is perhaps the best musical sketch comedy you will find this Fringe.
What happens when you’re at a private fetish party, and you bump into the daughter of your boss? Such is the premise of Kim Davies’ Smoke.
Eleanor Conway's vagina has a name (Jenny), and this is important to know.
Richard Gadd pours a free cup of tea to a stranger at a bar – she comes back.
YesYesNoNo are searching for the truth.
It’s probably worth clarifying in the first sentence of this review that I was not expecting to be drawn into the bureaucratic complexities of being the Easter Bunny whilst at th…
James Stuart – or Stuart James – is passed out at his desk as the audience file into the space.
‘When on Earth did everyone become a detective?’ The voice rings out across the Almeida Young Company ensemble as they huddle beneath Sasha Venmore Rowland’s grief-stricken g…
"The Wave is THE WAY", boom the Almeida Young Company (14 – 18) before thudding their fists into their chests.
Playwright Ben Weatherill is right to call Jellyfish a love story.
‘I haven’t had a Trump free 24-hours for… I don’t know how long’ complains a house-guest, ushered in from the cold before a snowstorm strikes a recently purchased farmste…
Paved with Gold and Ashes is the story of five women who survive a hideous factory.
Dog and Actor are two short, explosive and vulnerable plays written by Steven Berkoff.
Bethany Fox’s script explores the relationship between two jobbing actors, Jess (Bethany Fox) and Jack(Oliver Burkill), who, after a chemistry-charged first meeting outside an au…
‘Enemies of the People’ is a welcome and observant theme for a theatre programme as we enter another year of post-truth politics, domestic division, and the third year in the r…
‘Tell them…! Tell them…! Tell them…!’ Shouts Alun Armstrong, disgraced deputy headmaster Edward, as he brandishes the eponymous cane in one hand whilst walls close in aro…
Hole is a piece of theatre that has been in incubation for a long time.
Walk Swiftly And With Purpose is a coming-of-age narrative, which calmly sets ablaze the Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, History Boys, and Dead Poets’ Society and, with a short sharp …
Creation Theatre’s The Pit and the Pendulum is an immersive adaption of Edgar Allan Poe’s work of the same title.
The Wider Earth is a chimera.
A Generous Lover is La JohnJoseph’s heartfelt account of caring for a bipolar partner.
Here is something special and unusual: the life and death of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke and heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, remixed into a cabaret history lecture b…
Yummy is what it says on the tin – a gooey, delicious, and extremely well-crafted sequence of performances from an ensemble of drag queens who are masters of their respective cra…
Propeller is a play which relates a small town’s struggle to reinstate a railway line, in order to make a much wider statement on the merits and masquerade of social action.
It’s hard to review Nina’s Got News without revealing what Nina’s news actually is.
Just These, Please is a sketch troupe with promise and imagination.
Zoo is a play which touches upon awkward social contracts between people, and the total indifference of the natural world.
No One is Coming to Save You is an abstract piece of theatre which eschews character development and plot narrative, in favour of exploring recurring images.
If you have a ticket to Pants On Fire’s Ovid’s Metamorphoses, you have in your possession a way of securing the ferryman’s passage to one of the most mischievous and charming…
Never Vera Blue is a brave and commendable production, which interrogates the effects of gaslighting in an emotionally abusive relationship.
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