Symphony (Soho Theatre)
By Sarah Marsh

Plays by Ella Hickson, Nick Payne and Tom Wells are told by a rock band in this Edinburgh Fringe transfer

Cans (Theatre503)
By Jane Martin

In this unflinching new play, a star's spectacular fall from grace leaves a bitter legacy for his family

Accolade (St James Theatre)

Blanche McIntyre directs Emlyn Williams' tale of sex, scandal and blackmail

Pomona (Orange Tree Theatre)
By Miriam Zendle

Director Ned Bennett has "struck gold" in his new production based on the dark Alistair McDowall thriller

Othello (St. Leonard's Church, Shoreditch)
By Will Stone

Benjamin Blyth's production of the Shakespearian tragedy opens the two part winter season at the St. Leonard's Church

Glare (Royal Opera House)

A new sci-fi opera rescued from bathos by its musical excellence

The Iron Curtain Trilogy (Cockpit Theatre)

David Edgar's plays centring on the Eastern Bloc are given an urgent revival by American company Burning Coal

The Shape of the Table (Cockpit Theatre)

'A lucid, witty paradigm of what happened in the Velvet Revolution'

A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It) (Barbican)
By Miranda Fay Thomas

Dmitry Krymov latest theatrical experiment is dynamic, inspired and absurdly funny