Comedy

Stones In His Pockets , Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Previously a Tony Award-nominated Broadway hit, Ian McElhinney revisits a West End favourite he first directed 15 years ago, re-acquainting audiences with this popular play by Belfast-based playwright Marie Jones.

Review: Rudy's Rare Records (Birmingham Rep)

Lenny Henry stars in the stage adaptation of the Radio 4 comedy.

Michael Palin: Travelling to Work review a ripping yarn or three

Hot on the heels of Monty Python at the O2, Palin's latest offering is mildly amusing but his bricolage offers no surprises.

Breeders, St James Theatre, review: 'laboured'

Dominic Cavendish on a misfiring lesbian comedy starring Tamzin Outhwaite and Angela Griffin.

Bringing Up Baby In New Play Breeders

So here’s a play about the topic du jour: having a baby.

Breeders review playing the baby blues for laughs

Ben Ockrent's comedy about a same-sex couple trying to conceive a child has sparky dialogue, cracking gags and a quartet of attractive performances.

An interview with... director Conrad Nelson

Artswrap spoke to director Conrad Nelson as Northern Broadsides heads off on tour with a production of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer. Artswrap: What attracted you to the idea of directing She Stoops to Conquer? Conrad Nelson:"Written in

The Love and Devotion of Ridley Smith - Old Red Lion Theatre

Ridley Smith leads a high-powered life of business deals and table-dancers, but when he successfully cons a client to help the company, he begins to ask: what does all this money do? Determined to start living more with less, Ridley embarks on a journe

Breeders , St James Theatre, London

Ben Ockrent's new comedy Breeders is bright and breezy, acted with a fresh vigour and has some pertinent things to say about the desire to parent (whether you're gay and want to, or straight and don't) and build a family.

Review: Breeders (St James Theatre)

A new comedy about conception proves refreshingly silly.