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Drama

Single Spies, Rose Theatre, Kingston

Alan Bennett’s 80th birthday last May deserves celebrating not just as a point of respect for a formidable playwright but with awe at his continuing liveliness.

Pitcairn - Shakespeare's Globe

In the southern Pacific Ocean on the remote island of Pitcairn, the infamous mutineers of The Bounty, led by Fletcher Christian (or should it be Titreano?), begin to establish a new society alongside their Tahitian followers. Tensions quickly swell as the

Flowers of the Forest - Jermyn Street Theatre

1934, Bedford Square, London. In their beautiful and tasteful home Naomi and Lewis Jacklin live a contented, if unromantic, life of luxury. But when her disapproving sister Mercia arrives unexpectedly one evening with some of Naomi's old belongings, memor

Next Fall - Southwark Playhouse

Next Fall portrays the ups and downs of Adam and Luke’s long term relationship and how they make it work – despite their differences. Luke is devoutly religious, while Adam is an atheist. However, following an unexpected accident which changes everyth

Review: Single Spies (Rose Theatre, Kingston)

Alan Bennett's espionage double bill An Englishman Abroad and A Question of Attribution is revived starring Alexander Hanson and Michael Pennington.

Playwright Richard Bean: You can make jokes about anything

One Man Two Guvnors is a box office phenomenon, and the man behind it has another five plays on stage this month. Richard Bean talks about legal wrangles, dodgy gags and why success hasn't made him happy.

Playwright Richard Bean: You can make jokes about anything

One Man Two Guvnors is a box office phenomenon, and the man behind it has another five plays on stage this month. Richard Bean talks about legal wrangles, dodgy gags and why success hasn't made him happy.

The Edge of Our Bodies - Gate Theatre

Bernadette is 16. She is pregnant. Her boyfriend doesn’t know. Much more importantly than all that, however, she will soon be auditioning for her high school’s production of Genet’s The Maids. As she stands on the cusp of adulthood, she must le

She's Electra: Kristin Scott Thomas takes on Sophocles in pictures

Kristin Scott Thomas and director Ian Rickson have reunited to stage Electra, the classic tragedy by Sophocles.

The Edge of Our Bodies, Gate Theatre, London

Shannon Tarbet is outstanding as a truanting schoolgirl in Adam Rapp’s all-but-monologue