Reviews

SmallWar (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Theo Bosanquet · 4 Aug 2014

Belgian company SKaGeN explore the history of conflict in this disappointing follow-up to BigMouth

Unfaithful (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Theo Bosanquet · 4 Aug 2014

Two intertwining stories of betrayal make for a witty and engrossing drama

Mark Thomas: Cuckooed (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Theo Bosanquet · 3 Aug 2014

The veteran agitator returns with a tale of protest and betrayal

Much Ado About Nothing (Lion and Unicorn Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 1 Aug 2014

An imaginative adaptation of Much Ado that's packed with action and fizzing with powerful emotions

Around the World in 80 Days (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester)
By Carmel Thomason · 1 Aug 2014

This New Vic and Royal Exchange adaptation of Jules Verne's classic is a Summer treat

Marry Me A Little (St James Theatre)
By Carole Gordon · 1 Aug 2014

Laura Pitt-Pulford and Simon Bailey impress in the compilation of several Stephen Sondheim songs at the St James Studio

Drag King Richard III (Riverside Studios)
By Jane Martin · 1 Aug 2014

The struggle for transgender identity is explored alongside the machinations of Shakespeare's most ruthless king

Dessa Rose (Trafalgar Studios)
By Michael Coveney · 1 Aug 2014

The cast impress in Flaherty and Ahrens' musical, but it lacks a little in the adaptation

Relatively Speaking (Frinton)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 30 Jul 2014

It was the play which brought Alan Ayckbourn to the attention of London audiences in 1967.

The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes (Arcola Theatre)
By Helen Macdonald · 30 Jul 2014

Nabil Elouahabi shows us what he's made of in Nicolas Kent's production