Theatre

They are viewed, Big Brother-like, from several “hides” that have a more active purpose than just watching...
Jodie McNee and Mike Noble in Game. Photo: Keith Pattison
Lovesong of the Electric Bear is at the Hope Theatre
Genius. War Hero. Deviant. For Alan Turing in 1950s Britain, the last epithet overshadowed all others...
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 and emotional, the carer and the cared...
Fireworks – or rather gunfire at the Royal Court
Fireworks offers a situation rather than a story but this sequence of scenes, punctuated by darkness and flashes of coloured light is a painfully graphic picture...
Asif Khan and Clare Calbraith in Multitudes. Photo: Mark Douet
The broader question of identity runs throughout as Bradford residents struggle to place themselves in the aftermath of a Tory general election win and a slew of attacks on mosques...
Maxine Peake in How to Hold Your Breath. Photo: Manuel Harlan
Zinnie Harris’s new two-hour straight-through behemoth takes the hashtag and spins a middle-class Western world view into orbit...
Yve Blake in The Lie Collector. Photo: Katie Lambert
Blake takes her audience through a journey of lies, deceit, and storytelling, all collected from her beloved internet...
Charlotte Powell in The Last of the De Mullins. Photo: Tristram Kenton
Despite being written over a century ago, this single mother deserves our attention...
Marching on Together at the Old Red Lion Theatre
From pub to living room, from Elland Road to picket line, Marching on Together isn’t first date...
Tim Hardy in The Trials of Galileo
Was the Italian mathematician and astrologist Galileo Galilei the first whistleblower?
Nick Drake’s story unfolds in Phoenix
Playwright Don Fried has fashioned a piece inspired by Nick Drake’s sad life, it follows a Citizen...
Zubin Varla in Dara. Photo: Ellie Kurttz
Dara Shikoh, a 17th-century prince, the favoured son, struggles with his brother Aurangzeb over...
News: Mar 6-Mar 12. Could a young person you know appear alongside comedian Sean Hughes in The...
Oskar Brown and Nicholas Campbell in Between
Playwright and actor Oskar Wright’s play returns to the King’s Head following a sell-out run last...
The Goodbye Girl at Upstairs at the Gatehouse
The first UK revival of a hugely successful production that enjoyed a run on Broadway...
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...