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Performance & Physical

Burq Off - Cockpit Theatre

Burq Off!, an autobiographical one-woman show written and performed by Nadia P. Manzoor, is a thought-provoking tour through madly opposing worlds. The glowing promise of modern London versus the glum realities of a conservative Pakistani Muslim home a

Normal Love - Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

Chinese visual artist and theatre director Zi Ling directs this bold collaboration between visual artists, actors, musicians and designers, exploring love and all its dilemmas in a surreal and heightened world. Inspired Francis Bacon’s absurdist and vis

Polly Stenham on Hotel - National Theatre

The playwright talks to Emma Freud about her new play.

The Roof, Doon Street Car Park, National Theatre - theatre review

LIFT festival's free-running show falls flat on its face in a parking space.

Subterranean Sepoys by Tara Arts - St John's Church, Waterloo Road

A special reading of Tara Arts' new radio play about life in the trenches with the Indian Army on the Western Front. Led by creative leader Avin Shah, Subterranean Sepoys unearths extraordinary historical stories to reveal a little known side of a devasta

The Roof review video games brought acrobatically to life

Where do we draw the line between theatre and computer gaming? Is all human life just a constant striving to get to the next level?

The Confessions of Gordon Brown, Ambassadors theatre, review

It’s dawn, and Gordon Brown is looking back over his career before his staff even arrive for a 6am meeting. Protestant work ethic?

Women of Mass Destruction 2 - Rich Mix

Women of Mass Destruction returns to Rich Mix for another electrifying evening of new dance and physical theatre work by female choreographers, this time looking at the destruction of the natural world: ‘Destroying Mother Earth’.

The Roof review staged video game runs out of life

You're meant to feel like the hero running free and battling opponents, but the thrills never quite take off.

The Confessions of Gordon Brown - Ambassadors Theatre

Gordon Brown hilariously exposes the darkest secrets of Downing Street, the stab-in-the-front plottings, the betrayals and most importantly - the hair gel! Love him or loathe him, Gordon Brown was our greatest failure as being Prime Minister in 200 yea