Theatre

It must have been terrifying for the bomber crews of the Second World War. As their planes lumbered thousands of feet over Germany, every night must have seemed their last. The deafening engines, the stink of oil and sweat, numbed with cold, guts churning, rocked by
James Bolam in Bomber's Moon. Photo: Robert Day
The superb cast of Once We Lived Here  Photo: andreas greiger
Once We Lived Here is an ambitious musical drama from long-time collaborators Dean Bryant and Mathew Frank. Long after the tragic death of their father, and owing to the...
Sian Thomas and Nicholas Bishop in Eldorado
It's hard to know what’s going on in German playwright Marius von Mayenburg’s play, written in 2004 but receiving its UK premiere here. There’s a war, and cities are being bombed. Anton, an estate agent, is cleaning up selling bombed real estate. But he’s not, because the deal is going wrong.
Cat Simmons in Hopelessly Devoted  Photo: Richard Davenport
Kate Tempest’s new musical focuses primarily on the relationship between two cell mates in a women’s prison.
Mark Bazeley and Natascha McElhone in Fatal Attraction PHOTO: tristam kenton
Yes, it is the same story as the 1987 Glenn Close/Michael Douglas hit film but for this stage version James Dearden has dropped the changes Hollywood marketeers demanded and there is a different ending.
Jonathan Guy Lewis in I Found My Horn. Photo: Gavin Watson
First played to great acclaim in 2008, I Found My Horn already has a fine reputation. At 40, Jasper...
Largo Desolato disorientates at Theatro Technis
Vaclav Havel’s Largo Desolato, translated here by Tom Stoppard from the original Czech, is a...
Gary Beadle in The Room In The Elephant  Photo: Richard Davenport
This is not work of fiction. But it's not altogether fact either. The Room in the Elephant is...
Home portrays real life teens living in a high rise hostel
A year ago Nadia Fall’s Home blazed onto the National Theatre Shed venue with its accurate...
Amy Smith. Review theatre critic
Playwright Caroline Bowder criticises the Church’s position on stillbirth and what she describes as...
Love & Sex created by State of Emergency Photo: Irven Walker
Contorted bodies wrestle with the ecstasy of teenage crushes in Love & Sex at The Place. State...
Amy Smith. Review theatre critic
This week I was blown away by the return of Nadia Fall’s Home at the National Theatre’s Shed. A...
'Women Of Twilight' Comes To The Pleasance
The 11F production of Sylvia Rayman 1951's play Women Of Twilight comes to the Pleasance...