Reviews

Review: Bodies (Royal Court)
By Emily Jupp
Bruntwood prize-winner Vivienne Franzmann updates the 'barren woman' trope for the 21st century with this new work exploring the hidden costs of surrogacy
Review: He Shoots! He Scores! (Above The Stag)
By Dan Hunt
An enjoyable romp through the world of gay football, with a love story thrown in
Review: Yank (Charing Cross Theatre)
After its UK premiere at Hope Mill Theatre, this musical about gay soldiers in World War II transfers to the Charing Cross Theatre
Review: Queen Anne (Theatre Royal Haymarket)
Romola Garai and Emma Cunniffe star in the RSC's West End transfer of Helen Edmundson's play
Review: Taha (Young Vic)
Through the personal story of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali, we gain both insights into the Arab-Israeli conflict and a new perspective on the way we look on at history from afar
Review: Returning to Reims (HOME, MIF)
Schaub├╝hne's Thomas Ostermeier adapts Didier Eribon's bestselling memoir for this world premiere at MIF
Review: The Tempest (Barbican)
The RSC's production, starring Simon Russell Beale as Prospero has transferred to the Barbican
Review: The Welcoming Party (Manchester International Festival)
Theatre Rites present this immersive children's piece in a warehouse at the Museum of Science and Industry
Review: The Scar Test (Soho Theatre)
By Emily Jupp
This verbatim piece about Yarl's Wood detention centre offers a harrowing insight into the mistreatment of detainees in the UK
Review: What if Women Ruled the World? (Mayfield, Manchester International Festival)
Yael Bartana's discussion-cum-performance, directed by Vicky Featherstone raises some interesting questions about the state of the world