Great War

Review: Lady Chatterley's Lover (Sheffield Crucible)
A stylish new production of DH Lawrence's classic
Ishy Din: 'Khuddadad Khan's is an amazing story of bravery and selflessness'
By Ishy Din
Playwright Ishy Din on the first ever Indian soldier to receive the Victoria Cross, the man who inspired his new play Wipers
Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014
Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months
Michael Coveney: National unveils Dorfman as RSC channels Downton Abbey
'What's happened over recent years at the Royal Court, the Birmingham Rep, Chichester and now the National has been spectacular'
WW1 play Bantams launches Hyde Theatre Festival
Rob Johnston's new play launches Hyde Theatre Festival and explores the effects of WW1.
Journey's End (Watermill, Newbury)
By Judi Herman
R C Sherriff's World War One classic is atmospherically revived by director Paul Hart
Early One Morning follows Journey's End at the Octagon
This production is a partner piece to Journey's End, currently playing at the Octagon.
Michael Coveney: Elegy for a massacre in Southwark, sweet sorrow at ENO, faint hearts at the Globe
Sweeney Todd was announced for the English National Opera and Doctor Scroggy's War opened at the Globe
Michael Coveney at Edinburgh: Festival stunned by Ian Bostridge and a death camp masterpiece
Our chief critic continues his exploration of this year's record-breaking EIF
17 Edinburgh Fringe shows commemorating the centenary of the First World War
Today marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, Ben Hewis takes a look at some of the productions at the Edinburgh Fringe that are marking the occasion