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Drama

A Small Family Business, National Theatre, review

Corruption (like charity) begins at home, we perceive in Alan Ayckbourn's play, written expressly for the Olivier Theatre in 1987 and now revived there in this spirited production by Adam Penford.

Three Sisters, Southwark Playhouse, theatre review

Chekhov's three sisters languish in a remote garrison town seven hundred miles from Moscow.

A Taste of Honey review 'Rebecca Ryan's Jo keeps the drama alive'

Mark Babych's first production as Hull Truck's artistic director embraces the enormous heart of Shelagh Delaney's debut play without flinching from its vulgarity.

At the End of Everything Else review Pedal-powered Icarus proves uplifting

Unicorn, London Its over-earnest environmental message may overwhelm the narrative, but this take on the Icarus myth powered by its cycling cast does have some wonderful live animation Children's theatre grows up at Purni Morell's magical Unicorn Mar

Bomber's Moon - Park theatre

performances of great subtlety... one of the funniest and most touching moments to be seen on the current London stage.

A Small Family Business, Olivier, National, London

Olivier, National, London: Alan Ayckbourn has become a regular visitor to the National Theatre over the years, but in the mid-80s he took a temporary break from his usual home base of Scarborough to run a company at the National, which included a commiss

A Small Family Business, Olivier, National, London

Olivier, National, London: Alan Ayckbourn has become a regular visitor to the National Theatre over the years, but in the mid-80s he took a temporary break from his usual home base of Scarborough to run a company at the National, which included a commiss

Three Sisters, Southwark Playhouse, London

Southwark Playhouse, London: Two years after revamping The Seagull, Anya Reiss and Russell Bolam are back with Three Sisters. It's a lively rendition that provides a strong take on the emotionally difficult ending. But it feels tentative, remaining too f

Pests, Royal Court Upstairs: review

Vivienne Franzmann's play Pests is an indisputably worthwhile venture but fails to convince as a piece of drama, says Dominic Cavendish

Let the Right One In five-star review 'Exquisitely beautiful staging'

The Swedish horror-drama about a love between a vampire and a bullied schoolboy is brought to life once more in this sensitive, ambiguous adaptation.