Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Playwright Ben Weatherill is right to call Jellyfish a love story. 

When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other

When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other

It was only towards the very end of last year that it was announced – or rather whispered, hidden away as it was somewhere in the list of actors always included in the National T… 

Stories

Stories

“Racist comments don’t belong in a play about mothers and shit. 

The Prisoner

The Prisoner

Full disclosure. 

Home, I'm Darling

Home, I'm Darling

An exquisitely detailed design of a picture box façade-free house. 

Nine Night

Nine Night

There’s little to evoke more anxiety and dread than the phrase ‘Traditional Family Christmas’. 

John

John

UK theatregoers may be playing catch-up when it comes to playwright Annie Baker. 

A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer

A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer

When the voice of Bryony Kimmings - writer and director of this piece and “performance artist by trade” - asks at the start “how could you make a show about illness and death wit… 

Sunset at the Villa Thalia

Sunset at the Villa Thalia

Calling the run-down Greek shack that acts as the entire setting of this play a ‘Villa’ and then naming it after Thalia (representing comedy as the Greek Goddess of Festivity), A… 

The Flick

The Flick

Over three hours into Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comment on the everyday existence of the everyman, The Flick, one of the characters says that (his) “life may be depr…