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'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.

Edinburgh Festival 2014 – the critical round-up, highs and lows

Edinburgh Festival 2014: our panel of tireless critics, Neil Cooper, Mark Fisher and Philip Fisher, convene to discuss The James Plays by Rona Munro (EIF), Spine by Clara Brennan (Underbelly), Cuckooed by Mark Thomas (Traverse) and a plethora of other fa

Edinburgh Festival 2014 – the critical round-up, highs and lows

Edinburgh Festival 2014: our panel of tireless critics, Neil Cooper, Mark Fisher and Philip Fisher, convene to discuss The James Plays by Rona Munro (EIF), Spine by Clara Brennan (Underbelly), Cuckooed by Mark Thomas (Traverse) and a plethora of other fa

Jezebel

A larky, lo-fi three-hander from Dublin’s Rough Magic theatre company, ‘Jezebel’ is pretty much the perfect play for the Edinburgh Fringe in terms of tone, duration and budget.

Review: The Curing Room (Ediburgh Fringe)

David Ian Lee's new play is a chilling and disturbing version of a true story from World War II.

Muswell Hill

Don’t be fooled by the title. ‘Muswell Hill’ might sound cosy but Torben Betts’s play, premiered to critical acclaim in 2012, is a painful affair.

Antenora - Etcetera Theatre

Two men are locked in a cell in a un-named country for unknown offences, and periodically subjected to hideous "treatments" by their captors. Is it hell, purgatory or some kind of test? "Antenora" is a play about faith, justice and the indomitable nature

About a Heist - Etcetera Theatre

Two Irish gem thieves embark on an audacious heist, exploiting the services of three unsuspecting young girls. Yet distress and trauma multiply in this bizarre, dark comedy that finds an entirely alternative use for cling-film and keeps you guessing un

Odd-Shaped Balls - Etcetera Theatre

Odd Shaped Balls is a new play exploring the difficulties faced by gay sports stars through the eyes of a young rugby player. Performed by Chris Sheridan and written by Richard D Sheridan. When rising rugby star James Hall is publicly outed by his e

Blanchard's Balloon - Etcetera Theatre

Blanchard‘s Balloon follows the unusual and fascinating lives of Sophie and Jean-Pierre Blanchard who pioneered the hot air balloon; watch them as they escape into the crazy world of true balloonacy! Featuring dodgy Americans, Napoleon and Robbespier