Mark Strong, Antony Sher and Patsy Ferran attend Critics' Circle Awards

Winners and critics gathered at the Prince of Wales Theatre earlier today

WOS Northwest: The Best Bits

Glenn Meads is leaving the building on 19 December. Here, the writers reflect on their favourite moment covering theatre in the North West.

Teh Internet is Serious Business (Royal Court)

The Royal Court's latest anarchic offering tells the story of Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivists

Beats North (Edinburgh Fringe)

A marriage of theatre and music that lacks substance

Pioneer (Edinburgh Fringe)

An assured science-fiction thriller from Curious Directive

Lungs (Edinburgh Fringe)

Duncan Macmillan's play gives climate change debates a human face

merry christmas, Ms Meadows (Edinburgh Fringe)

A wide-ranging but confused new piece from Belarus Free Theatre

Wingman (Edinburgh Fringe)

A sweet father-son comedy from performance poet and playwright Richard Marsh

Standby for Tape Back-Up (Edinburgh Fringe)

A compelling study of synchronicity from writer and performer Ross Sutherland

Kim Noble: You're Not Alone (Edinburgh Fringe)

An ethically problematic but surprisingly moving new offering from Kim Noble