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Lyn Gardner

I Found My Horn review 'This one-man show turned out to be oddly affecting'

Trafalgar Studios 2, London Jasper Rees tackled his midlife crisis by relearning the French horn and devising a one-man play about it The midlife crisis comes in many forms. For the journalist Jasper Rees it hit with high cholesterol , a dodgy back and

At the End of Everything Else review Pedal-powered Icarus proves uplifting

Unicorn, London Its over-earnest environmental message may overwhelm the narrative, but this take on the Icarus myth powered by its cycling cast does have some wonderful live animation Children's theatre grows up at Purni Morell's magical Unicorn Mar

Banksy: The Room in the Elephant review 'Who owns the story?'

Arcola theatre, London The tale of a man made homeless when the LA water tank he lived in was turned into a Banksy artwork is fascinating and thought-provoking Read our interview with the play's writer, Tom Wainwright Even the title is playing a littl

Let the Right One In five-star review 'Exquisitely beautiful staging'

The Swedish horror-drama about a love between a vampire and a bullied schoolboy is brought to life once more in this sensitive, ambiguous adaptation.

Another Country review Suffocating study of the spies who betrayed Britain

Trafalgar Studios, London This slow piece's young cast capture the emotional consequences of the cruel and hollow world that produced Burgess, Blunt, Maclean and Philby Why did the cold-war spies Guy Burgess, Anthony Blunt, Donald Maclean and Kim Philby

Children's theatre grows up at Purni Morell's magical Unicorn

The Unicorn theatre is on a roll with a teenaged Henry the Fifth, adventurous adaptations of kids' books and spellbinding devised work. And now there's talk of banning the adults The Velveteen Rabbit review 'a show with brain and heart' Not Now, Be

Children's theatre grows up at Purni Morell's magical Unicorn

The Unicorn theatre is on a roll with a teenaged Henry the Fifth, adventurous adaptations of kids' books and spellbinding devised work. And now there's talk of banning the adults The Velveteen Rabbit review 'a show with brain and heart' Not Now, Be

Children's theatre grows up at Purni Morell's magical Unicorn

The Unicorn theatre is on a roll with a teenaged Henry the Fifth, adventurous adaptations of kids' books and spellbinding devised work. And now there's talk of banning the adults The Velveteen Rabbit review 'a show with brain and heart' Not Now, Be

Children's theatre grows up at Purni Morell's magical Unicorn

The Unicorn theatre is on a roll with a teenaged Henry the Fifth, adventurous adaptations of kids' books and spellbinding devised work. And now there's talk of banning the adults The Velveteen Rabbit review 'a show with brain and heart' Not Now, Be

Spring Awakening review - 'These teens seem out of time'

Headlong and Anya Reiss's update of the Wedekind sexual discovery play has plenty of swagger but a lack of mordant modern wit, despite canny use of YouTube.