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Guest Blog: The recipe for a perfect pantomime
By Emily Wood

'An unshaven, belching, legs akimbo hobnail boot-wearing bloke in a dress is what we're looking for'

The Boy who Cried Wolf (Lawrence Batley Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Mike Kenny and tutti frutti have re-cast and enlarged their 2013 hit but it remains an "unassuming joy"

England, Arise! (Lawrence Batley Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Bent Architecture respond to the World War one centenary with a new play with an anti-war stance

Carmen (Mid Wales Opera on tour)
By Ron Simpson

Jonathan Miller's stripped-back staging is well sung but fails to catch fire

She Stoops to Conquer (Viaduct Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Northern Broadsides' adaptation of Oliver Goldsmith's 18th century farce is a triumph of teamwork and ensemble playing.

The Hoarder (Tour - Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Starting its UK tour in Scarborough, Sticks Theatre Company's examination of the life of a chronic hoarder is a "bold piece of physical theatre".