Peter Hall's jovial production belies the title. Closing at the end of May, so catch it while you can.
Jeppe of the Hill
Ludwig Holberg may not quite live up to the soubriquet 'the Danish Moliere', but Kenneth McLeish's translation, telling of a drunken peasant with delusions of grandeur, and Ben Crocker's strong production, are worthwhile. Gate, W11
Julia Bardsley's deconstruction of Shakespeare uses puppets to investigate themes of illusion and pretence. Confuses and mystifies like a troubled dream, but keeps you intrigued to the end. Young Vic, SE1Reuse content