I couldn't watch the appalling scene of the foetus's emergence again unless held at gunpoint
108 years after it was banned by the Lord Chamberlain Waste is as timely, outspoken and provocative as ever
It's hilarious – as is Joe Bannister's enchanting performance as Orlando
'This is a working tool for the arts community to evaluate and improve what’s in place'
Powered by Christian Curnyn and his brilliant Early Opera Company band, this is an absolutely entrancing show
Dementia has now become what daffodils were to Wordsworth to some of the keenest artistic minds of our era
A £7.7m Broadway show of the 1944 French novella flopped, with critics complaining the production was too 'squeaky clean'
As a new, entirely improvised musical comes to London, Gillian Orr meets the cast for a masterclass and discovers her inner tightrope walker – metaphorically speaking
Survey finds that 80% of theatre-goers are put off attending productions more often over costly tickets
The experience of this trilogy throngs with satisfyingly rounded performances
Perfectly attuned production earns its five stars despite arguably a terrible mishap with plot and tone towards the end
The work of Brian Friel unquestionably places him in the great tradition of Irish theatre, with a dramatic landscape as distinctive as those of his 20th century predecessors O’Casey and Beckett. Many of his plays travelled widely beyond Ireland, and some – the haunting monologue -structured Faith Healer, Translations and his worldwide success, Dancing at Lughnasa – will surely survive as classics.
Vicky Featherstone also believes critics and audiences judge female playwrights more harshly than their male counterparts
Laura Wade's stage adaptation of the Sarah Waters novel is worth the admission price for certain sequences alone
The groundbreaking Victorian romance revolutionised gay literature when it was first published in 1998