'My Night with Reg': No 'pink play' stereotypes

When Kevin Elyot's My Night with Reg opens at the Donmar Warehouse next week it will be a revival that is more than tinged with sadness.

My Night With Reg - Apollo Theatre

At Guy's London flat, old friends and new gather to party through the night. This is the summer of 1985, and for Guy and his circle the world is about to change forever. Deliciously funny and bittersweet, My Night with Reg perfectly captures the fragility

Mini Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Gielgud Theatre

It has taken me a transfer to the West End, a ceiling collapse and for the show to win seven Olivier awards before I finally got around to seeing this production based on Mark Haddon’s award winning book. Was it worth the wait? Completely. The perfo

Preview: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Heading Off on Tour

The National Theatre’s hit production is heading off on a UK tour from next month and Artswrap attended an early rehearsal with the cast. This surprise critically acclaimed production based on Mark Haddon’s 2003 book has already won seven Olivier

Obama-Ology - Finborough Theatre

When African-American college graduate Warren takes a job with the 2008 Obama campaign, he’s fired up and ready to go – until he lands in the troubled streets of East Cleveland. But somewhere between knocking on doors, fending off cops, and questionin

Cans, Theatre 503, Battersea

Meet Len (Graham O'Mara), a man-child stuck in a world where "gaytard", "bender" and "spastic" are (to him, anyway) harmless insults.

The Piano Man, New Diorama Theatre: Review

The story of the man who was found in Kent and dressed in a suit without any form of identity or apparently any knowledge of who he was led to massive media storm trying to discover his identity. Now nearly a decade on from the extraordinary events, t


Maverick director Katie Mitchell’s last show for the Royal Court was ‘Ten Billion’, an apocalyptic hour of facts and figures that ended with scientist Stephen Emmott suggesting that, in the absence of the political will to prevent catastrophe, his o

Man to Man

The protagonist of Manfred Karge’s 1982 play, set in 1930s Germany, is a man called Max Gericke.


Exploring the aftermath of a chat-show host’s fall from grace following sex-abuse allegations, ‘Cans’ is nothing if not topical.