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Porgy and Bess review woe, rage and desire resound

Regent's Park Open Air theatre, London Nicola Hughes and Rufus Bond make a powerful leading couple in this glorious version of Gershwin's classic.

Dessa Rose, The Nether and Holes AYULTP #182 03-Aug-2014

As Yet Unnamed London Theatre Podcast 03-Aug-2014 With T R P Watson, JohnnyFox, PaulInLondon, Gareth James, and Nick from Partially Obstructed View. Plays Discussed: Dessa Rose – Trafalgar Studios 2 [00:12] The Nether – Royal Court Theatre [09:41] Hol

Dessa Rose, The Nether and Holes AYULTP #182 03-Aug-2014

As Yet Unnamed London Theatre Podcast 03-Aug-2014 With T R P Watson, JohnnyFox, PaulInLondon, Gareth James, and Nick from Partially Obstructed View. Plays Discussed: Dessa Rose – Trafalgar Studios 2 [00:12] The Nether – Royal Court Theatre [09:41] Hol

Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death, Finborough Theatre

For those who have spent the past few months nodding along to World War I conversations while desperately trying to remember who killed that archduke and why, Rolf Hochhuth has kindly supplied a solution in the form of a dramatised European history lesson

Thérèse Raquin review Pippa Nixon seems destined for stardom

Theatre Royal, BathEmile Zola's feverish, intense novel is exactly realised in this ultra-theatrical production Continue reading...

Thérèse Raquin, Theatre Royal Bath, review: 'rudimentary'

Helen Edmundson's adaptation of Zola, starring Alison Steadman, is rather workmanlike, says Dominic Cavendish

Review: Lady Windermere's Fan (King's Head Theatre)

Lady Windermere's social circle is transplanted to the 1930s in this elegant production from Ruby In The Dust.

Crystal Springs , Park Theatre, London

Praise to the Park Theatre for hosting another all-female cast.

Sommer 14 - A Dance Of Death, Finborough, London

The events leading up to the Great War are given an epic treatment in this new play by German author Rolf Hochhuth, receiving its world premiere in English as part of the Finborough's THEGREATWAR100 season.

The White Devil - Swan Theatre

When he makes her an indecent proposal she can't refuse, she enlists the help Flamineo to fool her husband, and begins an illicit affair. But their infidelity does not go unnoticed. Accusations of adultery are made and Vittoria and Flamineo find themse