“Not a quiet or comfortable watch” – Pinter at the Pinter: 1 – The...

The second preview of 'Pinter at the Pinter' Part 1 went off with a bang at The Harold Pinter Theatre tonight, not something you might have expected from a playwright famous for his pregnant...

“Intelligent and witty” – Holly Morgan is a Witch, Get Her! – Vault Festival

It’s not easy to write a comedy about something as un-funny as the torture and persecution of thousands of women, Holly Morgan acknowledges sagely, and yet, she does a bewitching job of it. If you’ve...

EdFringe: “New heights” – Basecamp – C Space South

Basecamp takes Fever Dream Theatre’s penchant for tourable site specific theatre to new heights. Following their sell-out 2016 Edinburgh hit Wrecked (which also returns this year) set in a crashed car, Fever Dream have set...

EdFringe: “Wicked humour to the core” – Cat’s Mother – Underbelly

What do elderly cats and elderly mothers have in common? They piss wherever and whenever they please, are unexpectedly strong, can be vicious without provocation and they both showed up uninvited at Ciara’s London...

Invisible Treasure – Ovalhouse – 11/11/2015

In the progressive theatre world, away (usually!) from the bright lights of the West End musicals... 'Interactive theatre' is a term that is cropping up more and more. But precicely what is it? What...

Shakespeare, Who? Collaborating on The History of Cardenio

  You would be forgiven for doing a double take upon reading the poster for the latest production from the Richmond Shakespeare Society (RSS): a premiere?  Of a Shakespeare play?  And who’s this Cardenio character?...

A Year From Now – Vault Festival

A Year From Now (Expressed as a Haiku) Me, a year from now? Five actors, fourteen voices Think, question, tell, dream -------------------------------- In the wake of political upset, with unprecedented news coming thick and fast and our phones buzzing...

“Not cute and fluffy” – The Squirrel Plays – Theatre 503

The Squirrel Plays is presented as part of Theatre 503’s Edinburgh Preview season. We’ve done a lot of talking about America this year, and under the direction of American Jessica Bickel-Barlow, Mia McCullough’s 2005 play...

Follow the Faun – Arts Theatre – 12/11/16

Wait... Did that just happen?   Follow the Faun is a dream-like experience, which transports you physically and mentally from a black box studio space, to another world in mind, body and soul... where the world...

LOCKDOWN REVIEWS: The Bitter Pill Podcast

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY THEATRE WEEKLY Painkiller Theatre’s latest project, the Bitter Pill podcast, has been created for us theatre-lovers in our time of need, as lockdown continues to keep theatre doors shut. The company’s offering...