Reviews

Brazouka (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 11 Aug 2014

This dance, physical theatre and circus story is "as interesting as a flick through a home carpentry manual"

Kingmaker (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 11 Aug 2014

A political satire imagining Boris Johnson running for the Tory leadership disappoints

The James Plays (Edinburgh International Festival)
By Michael Coveney · 11 Aug 2014

Rona Munro's epic trilogy premieres at the EIF ahead of its London transfer

Broke (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Catherine Love · 11 Aug 2014

A multi-layered look at debt and poverty from The Paper Birds

The War (Edinburgh International Festival)
By Michael Coveney · 10 Aug 2014

A production from Russia marking the First World War centenary is a spectacular highlight of this year's EIF

Spoiling (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 10 Aug 2014

The upcoming Scottish independence referendum is the subject of this Fringe First-winning satire

Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 10 Aug 2014

The queen of spleen tells all in this solo satire starring Lizzie Roper

Grim: A New Musical (Charing Cross Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 9 Aug 2014

The Angel of Death tries her hand at being human in this dark new musical

Lady Windermere's Fan (King's Head Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 8 Aug 2014

Lady Windermere's social circle is transplanted to the 1930s in this elegant production from Ruby In The Dust

Crystal Springs (Park Theatre)
By Patrick Brennan · 8 Aug 2014

Kathy Rucker's play highlights an increasingly prevalent problem