Theatre

 
Jane Fonda’s anti-Vietnam War demonstrations in the 1970s polarised Americans, who either loved or loathed her, according to their political views...
Anne Archer in The Trial of Jane Fonda. Photo: Keith Pattison
Watching Glory Die at Cockpit Theatre
This is a powerful and moving production examining the harsh reality experienced by female prisoners...
Sarah Ridgeway in Fury. Photo: The Other Richard
Phoebe Eclair-Powell deposits ancient Greek tragedy Medea into contemporary Peckham...
Losers is at Rosemary Branch
Interactive show Losers is returning to north London following successful runs at Camden People’s Theatre and Etcetera Theatre..
Millie Thomas and Jack Gouldbourne in Cargo. Photo: Mark Douet
Tess Berry-Hart’s timely play about refugees confined in a container ship heading for Fortress Europe is strong on atmosphere...
What’s it all about? Alfie is at the Lion and Unicorn
A “cult classic” usually refers to a piece of work that catches the zeitgeist of a particular period of time, but can also be an uneasy experience to a contemporary audience...
From the Ground Up in rehearsal
Joeri Smet, founding member of boundary-breaking Belgian theatre company Ontroerend Goed has been working intensely with the Almeida Young Company to produce new piece From the Ground Up...
Ryan Perry in Beetles from the West
This tightly wound drama from new playwright James Hartnell takes the audience on an hour-long...
My Barking Dog at Rabbit Hole Theatre
Eric Coble’s award-winning script captures perfectly the disconnect of metropolitan life, writes...
Melissa Bayern in The Donkey Show. Photo: Jane Hobson
Gold hot pants, shoes with rainbow flashing lights, vintage roller skates, it’s all there in this...
Ralph Fiennes in Richard III. Photo: Marc Brenner
Richard III has one of the most complex openings of all of Shakespeare’s histories, but Fiennes has...
Trevor Dion Nicholas as the Genie with the cast of Aladdin. Photo: Deen van Meer
Flabbily-edited and so slow to the boil, this stage musical of Disney’s cartoon Aladdin eventually...
The cast of Sunset at the Villa Thalia. Photo: Manuel Harlan
It’s 1967 and Theo and Charlotte, a playwright and his actress wife, are renting a small house on...
Jesse Eisenberg (Ben) and Kunal Nayyar (Kalyan) in The Spoils.
Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar aren’t exactly stretching them­selves in terms of character diver­...
We’ve had Corbyn the Musical, and now we have A View from Islington North – an evening of five...
Sarah Alexander and Joe Prowen in A View from Islington North
It may be a first for him but political satire is nothing new Max Stafford Clark tells Amy Smith...
Bake to the future!
Happy birthday Park Theatre! Artistic director Jez Bond was joined by long-term supporter and actor...
Guys and Dolls at Phoenix Theatre
Perhaps the best of all musicals, Frank Loesser’s immaculate Guys And Dolls is given a perfectly...