Nobody's Baby, Paul Hamlyn Hall, review: 'superb'

What Arthur Pita's Nobody's Baby occasionally lacks in coherence it makes up for in passion and grip, says Laura Thompson

Nobody's Baby review Arthur Pita's evocative dance fantasy

Royal Opera House, LondonDepression-era dance marathons provide the backdrop for this gruellingly long, and brilliantly inventive, pieceDuring the second world war, Covent Garden's Royal Opera House was converted to a dance hall, offering Londoners a refu

The Importance of Being Earnest, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Stage veterans become young lovers in this version of Wilde’s comedy, which has an am-dram framing story by Simon Brett to close the plausibility gap

The Art of Dying, Royal Court, review: Nick Payne delivers moving meditation on death

Nick Payne's 45-minute monologue, which he performs himself, builds into a moving meditation on how we could better help the dying to die.

Wonderland, Hampstead Theatre, review: 'Moving and timely'

This powerful play about the 1984-85 miners' strike and the profound cultural change that Thatcher's defeat of the NUM betokened comes with the endorsement of David Hare.

NDT1, Sadler's Wells, review: 'I could have stayed home with a nice cup of cocoa'

Nederlands Dans Theater 1's latest is aimless, says Mark Monahan

Billy Liar, Royal Exchange, Manchester, theatre review: Yates gives tragicomedy classic revamp for Noughties generation

How can you tell when an audience is laughing with someone or laughing at them? There is a moment in Sam Yates

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Theatre Royal Bath, theatre review

Marriage is a booze-fuelled Strindbergian blood sport in Edward Albee's 1962 classic and Tim Piggott-Smith and Clare Higgins land viciously funny linguistic blows on each other with a shocking, deadly aplomb in Adrian Noble's fine revival of the play in B

Billie Piper to star in hacking trial satire 'Great Britain' at the National Theatre

The National Theatre has responded instantly to the verdicts reached in the phone-hacking trial with a

Before and after the show: Lauren Cuthbertson

This was a huge night for the company. We'd had a tough half-season and this was the final show before our mid-season holiday. I was a bit broken, to be honest': performers reveal their pre- and post-gig rituals In her dressing room at the Royal Opera Ho