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

What Does the Title Matter Anyway?
By Theo Bosanquet · 8 Aug 2014

This excellent improv show may seem familiar - just don't tell the lawyers

Simon Callow in Juvenalia (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Theo Bosanquet · 8 Aug 2014

Roman poet Juvenal is reimagined as a raconteur in Callow's latest one man outing

Spine (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Catherine Love · 8 Aug 2014

A powerful marriage of the political and the emotional in Clara Brennan's one-woman play

Britannia Waves the Rules (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Catherine Love · 7 Aug 2014

Gareth Farr's play makes good use of Paines Plough's Roundabout auditorium