Theatre

Mary Chase’s whimsical comedy about a middle-aged man, his friendship with a 6ft 3in invisible rabbit called Harvey, and the ensuing calamity of his family trying to have him incarcerated as a result, offers up some charming old-fashioned dialogue...
Maureen Lipman in Harvey. Photo: Manuel Harlan
Paddy O’Keefe in Bernard Shaw Invites You
The year is 1946 and O’Keefe, a Shavian who is determined to unravel and comprehend the contradictions of his hero, rudely interrupts Shaw...
Gavin Ross in Trainspotting
You don’t just view this production, you survive it. And the experience is strangely life-affirming and cathartic...
Helen Schlesinger in Frozen. Photo: Gareth McLeod
Blueprint Theatre’s welcome revival of Bryony Lavery’s 1998 play follows the intertwined fates of three characters dealing with the brutal murder of a 10-year-old child...
Zoë Wanamaker and Lynda Baron in Stevie
In the 1960s, Stevie Smith had a late flowering of acclaim among the mini-skirted young with our faith in the Revolution of “love and peace, man!”
Romeo and Juliet at the Peacock Theatre
The latest dance production of Romeo and Juliet brings out at youthful element of the play that is often lost amid the complexity of the language...
Tuncay Akpinar in Shrapnel. Photo: Nick Rutter
Shrapnel is impressively acted and Mehmet Ergen’s gripping production packs a punch...
Antigone at the Barbican
Sophocles’s classic feels more like a meditation on national security rather than a rip through...
Harry Melling in Peddling. Photo: Bill Knight
Peddling is a theatre/storytelling hybrid delivered in free verse as a young street pedlar travels...
Sprint 2015: The Litvinenko Project / The Privileged at Camden People’s Theatre
An impressive introduction to what is an exciting festival...
Lardo at the Old Red Lion Theatre
IT used to be that rooms above pubs contained boxing rings rather than theatres. At the moment the...
Jodie McNee and Mike Noble in Game. Photo: Keith Pattison
They are viewed, Big Brother-like, from several “hides” that have a more active purpose than just...
News: Mar 27-Apr 2. The Show Must Go On took over Sadler Well’s main stage at th
News: Mar 27-Apr 2. The Show Must Go On took over Sadler Well’s main stage at the weekend to...
Greg Wise and Oliver Gomm in Kill Me Now. Photo: Alex Brenner
This is an important play that questions the assumptions we make about disability, both physical...
Zubin Varla in Dara. Photo: Ellie Kurttz
Dara Shikoh, a 17th-century prince, the favoured son, struggles with his brother Aurangzeb over...
Serena Manteghi in The Railway Children
Mike Kenny’s adaptation does not disappoint as Damien Cruden’s whizzing stage set takes us from...
Forbes Masson, James McAvoy and Paul Leonard in The Ruling Class
They may be caricatures and their modern equivalents speak with less-strangulated accents, but 1...
Memphis at Shaftesbury Theatre
Beverley Knight’s records may seem supermarket fodder for Heart FM listeners and, hey, an ambition...