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Drama

Little Stitches, Theatre 503, review: Piercingly eloquent mini-dramas about FGM

“You have been stabilised so you can be trusted,” says one of the two African women, ululating and wiggling in ceremonial triumph, to the teenage girl under the blanket who has been flown from England to be genitally mutilated by these gatekeepers to

The Winterling review more Pinteresque than Pinter himself

Jez Butterworth followed the advice of his hero in writing this curio, which is ultimately just a step on the road to Jerusalem.

Little Stitches - Theatre503

BAREtruth Theatre Company announces the world première of Little Stitches, an evening of four plays each tackling the subject of female genital mutilation (FGM). More than 140 million women and girls worldwide have suffered FGM and, although the huge maj

Front, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh Festival

Belgian director Luk Percival’s stark and powerful multilingual drama relates first world war soldiers’ stories with unflinching honesty.

She Stoops to Conquer - Northern Broadsides - UK Tour

It’s the 18th century. Town and country, old and new collide at Mr Hardcastle’s ancestral home – the shabby and unchic Liberty Hall. Confined within these provincial walls the excessively coiffured Mrs Hardcastle pines for the cultural polish of

Crazy Gary's Mobile Disco - Chapter Arts Centre

Saturday night in a small Welsh town. Testosterone, booze and drug-fuelled messiness. Standard. The lives of a school bully turned territorial hard man, a geek yearning to escape and a would-be karaoke king play out in a tale of lust, violence, revenge

Crystal Springs, Park Theatre / Little Stitches, Theatre503

Here's a fun fact: this year the Merriam-Webster dictionary added a new definition for the noun "catfish".

Crystal Springs, Park Theatre / Little Stitches, Theatre503

Here's a fun fact: this year the Merriam-Webster dictionary added a new definition for the noun "catfish".

Edinburgh 2014 review: Front a harrowing collection of wartime voices

Luk Perceval's 'vocal orchestra' brought the experiences of people caught up in the first world war vividly to life, but was a punshing experience all told.

Minetti review Lear and loathing

Lyceum, EdinburghPeter Eyre is riveting as the would-be tragic hero in a brilliant revival of Thomas Bernhard's tremendous Minetti.