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Drama

The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd Orange Tree Theatre Autumn 2014

Paul Miller has chosen to open his tenure as Artistic Director of the Orange Tree with D. H. Lawrence's dark and fatalistic 1914 drama.

Little Revolution Almeida Theatre Autumn 2014

Alecky Blythe's verbatim report on the riots of August 2011 has a surprising and ultimately winning satiric edge that keeps you off balance and may in that way capture the confusion of the events more fully than a more conventional approach might.

True West Tricycle Theatre Autumn 2014

Like all his best plays, Sam Shepard's drama is about brothers, about fathers and sons, about the American past and about the American myth.

The Glass Menagerie - Dundee Rep

Amanda Wingfield, a faded Southern belle, holds on tight to her two children; Tom, an aspiring poet, and Laura, his painfully shy sister. She is desperate for her wayward son Tom to have a stable career and wants a suitor for her fragile disabled daughter

Juno and the Paycock review classic with the twinkliness stripped away

Bristol Old VicThis powerful production with Naimh Cusack is a stark portrait of a divided house and country Continue reading...

Juno and the Paycock, Bristol Old Vic, review: 'inspired'

Niamh Cusack shines as the careworn Juno, says Dominic Cavendish

Mojo - White Bear Theatre

Savagely funny but equally poignant, Mojo takes us back to a Soho club in the Rock and Roll 50’s where a bunch of gangster wanna-be’s must confront reality with the untimely cutting-in-half of their employer- Ezra. As the drugs and paranoia take ho

True West review sibling rivalry erupts like a volcano

This searing staging of Sam Shepards play tackles the violence between two misfit brothers head-on.

The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd - Orange Tree Theatre

Lizzie Holroyd faces a terrible choice: to stick with the life she’s been dealt or to escape. But such a monumental decision has consequences. Set in the Nottinghamshire mining community in 1914, controversial novelist DH Lawrence draws a powerful po

Juno and the Paycock, Bristol Old Vic, review: Busy and believable

The Bristol Old Vic’s first collaboration with Liverpool’s Everyman & Playhouse is appropriate, given both port cities’ historical links with Ireland.