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Kevin Bishop in Fully Committed

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The theatre celebrates its tenth birthday with a revival of its first play to have a West End transfer

Juno and the Paycock at the Bristol Old Vic

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A timely play about religion, unemployment and women’s roles

Pianist James Rhodes performs on stage in 2011

James Rhodes, Ambassadors Theatre, review: Visceral and dramatic

From his T-shirt to his funny, raw confessions, he ignores classical rituals

Unearthed performed at the Royal Albert Hall

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Rez Kempton and Community Chorus in the Almeida's 'Little Revolution'

Little Revolution, Almeida, theatre review: Unintentionally self-indulgent

The piece has moral urgency but fails to send you out into the night avid to see social change

Tim Delap as Sassoon and Garmon Rhys as Owen in Regeneration

Regeneration, Royal and Derngate, Northampton - review: Gutting and unmissable

Though I was raptly absorbed throughout by this superb stage version of Pat Barker's award-winning First World War novel (cannily adapted by Nicholas Wright and powerfully directed by Simon Godwin) I found myself unable to sit still and kept shifting position in my seat, when not half-jumping out of it (and not just at the horrific and heartbreaking mental regressions to the trenches and ghostly revenants).

Saffron Hocking (Te'o), Vanessa Emme (Fasto) and Lois Chimimba (Te Lahu) in Pitcairn

Pitcairn, Minerva, Chichester Festival Theatre, review: Lucid and hard-edged

Richard Bean is so prolific a dramatist that he makes Ernie Wise look as constipated as E.M. Forster.

Edward Franklin and Sara Stewart star in Hay Fever

Hay Fever, Theatre Royal Bath, review: Stylish, well-cast and extremely entertaining

Lindsay Posner gives proceedings a huge booster jab of vividly-outlined vigour

Stephanie Yansom and Shalini Peiris star in Little Stitches

Little Stitches, Theatre 503, review: Piercingly eloquent mini-dramas about FGM

A profoundly upsetting series of plays, but ones that give enhanced clarity as they explores the barbarous ritual from various angles

A scene from Revolution Farm

Revolution Farm, Newham City Farm, theatre review: A powerful update of Orwell's classic

Instead of “Four legs good, two legs bad”, the animals are whipped up to chant “Four legs badass, two legs wasteman” in this terrifically powerful update – adapted by James Kenworth and directed by James Martin Charlton – of Orwell's timeless Soviet Union-inspired fable of revolutionary ideals betrayed by the crushing of its left wing and the rise of a a self-serving elite.

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No Guts, No Heart, No Glory, Sandy’s Boxing Gym - review: Powerful and triumphant

Edinburgh Festival 2014: A production that challenges the oppressed stereotype of Muslim women that dominates the media

King Lear With Sheep, Jevington Place Farm, Sussex, review: 'Deliriously absurd'

You've scarcely lived if you haven't seen Lear shout "B****!" at a sheep

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Anastasia Matvienko holds the ballet together

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