Theatre

 
Samuel Adamson’s Michael Morpurgo adaptation hammers home the abusive palm oil industry underpinning most products in our shopping basket...
Mani (with Stuart Angell and Sarah Mardel) in Running Wild. Photo: Johan Persson
Sappho at Pentameters Theatre
The emotion we recognise as love in all its many guises is the central theme to this deceptively simple play...
Daniel Kaluuya in Blue Orange. Photo: Johan Persson
Joe Penhall is one of our finest playwrights and Blue/Orange, first performed in 2000, is as relevant today as it was then, dealing with mental health issues in a pressurised NHS system...
We’ve had Corbyn the Musical, and now we have A View from Islington North – an evening of five political sketches brought together by touring theatre company Out of Joint...
The capital is getting its first London Clown Festival, with 10 days of performances that aim to distance the genre from red-nose stereotypes...
David Mears and Ayesha Dharker in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ancient Athens meets a Second World War bombsite in Erica Whyman’s production but it is the inclusion of a London amateur theatre company and brilliant physical comedy that convinces and charms...
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...
Richard III at Lion And Unicorn Theatre
This fascinating adaptation of one of the most iconic plays by William Shakespeare excellently...
Bake to the future!
Happy birthday Park Theatre! Artistic director Jez Bond was joined by long-term supporter and actor...
Lawrence After Arabia at Hampstead Theatre
Howard Brenton wrote this play to commemorate the Arab revolt against the Ottoman empire in the...
Abominations at Etcetera Theatre
Abominations is an unpredictable and absorbing exploration of the struggles facing gay men in...
Elegy at Donmar Warehouse
Elegy is a 70-minute roller-coaster of a play that achieves more than others three times the length...
The enchanting puppet version of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
This puppet theatre adaptation of Michael Rosen’s We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is the mesmerising...
Guys and Dolls at Phoenix Theatre
Perhaps the best of all musicals, Frank Loesser’s immaculate Guys And Dolls is given a perfectly...
The Caretaker at Old Vic Theatre
This is, quite simply, brilliant. Pinter presents three erratic and complex anti-heroes with...
Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicholas Le Prevost in How the Other Half Loves.
This is the story of three very different marriages, all under pressure: Frank and Fiona; Bob and...
If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me at Young Vic
Somewhere between a gig and a dance performance, If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me is actress Jane Horrocks’...
NotMoses at Arts Theatre
NotMoses, written and directed by Gary Sinyor, turns the Old Testament on its head and re-imagines...
Nell Gwynn at Apollo Theatre
Jessica Swale’s play – transferring from the Globe with Gemma Arterton taking over as the lead –...