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Performance & Physical

Raw Material: Llareggub Revisited review quirky but overstuffed Dylan Thomas tribute

The small community that inspired Under Milk Wood hosts an intriguing but whimsical tribute to the wayward Welsh bard.

The Forensics of a Flat (and Other Stories) - UK Tour

A dissection of the history of a building and its surrounding area in the south of Birmingham. Francesca tells stories about her beloved flat, the area it stands in, what it used to be, what it will become and the people that have populated it. It’s a b

The Testament of Mary, Barbican, review: 'stark and strong'

I haven’t always been the greatest fan of the stage collaborations between the director Deborah Warner and the actress Fiona Shaw.

The Testament of Mary review Fiona Shaw's five-star conjuring act

Fiona Shaw is brilliant as the mother of Jesus, and juggles other characters, in an ingenious adaptation of Colm Tóibín's novella.

The Testament of Mary, Barbican

If you’re tempted to see Fiona Shaw’s impressive solo performance as Mary the mother of a son she can’t bring herself to name – and see it you probably should – then bear two things in mind.First, anything you may have heard or read about this b

The Testament of Mary, Barbican Theatre, London

Describing the writing of the original stage version of The Testament of Mary, Colm Toibin has said that the tone for the voice of Mary, the mother of Jesus, “came from Greek heroines such as Electra, Medea or Antigone, and from poets such as Sylvia Pla

Dear Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh – review

An inspired project that combines portraits of famous Scots with monologues on the state of Scotland.

Bonanza, Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton

When absorbing any artistic experience we can be confounded by our own expectations. Such was the case for me with Bonanza.

Brighton Festival

Brighton Festival is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events - taking place in venues both familiar and unusual across Brighton & Hove for three weeks every May. Now in its 48th y